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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Dr. Baron » 16 Jun 2020, 19:03

Sam Stone wrote:
C wrote:I can't ever recall anybody from where I came from calling a joint a doobie

Nay, I can't






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Yes, doobie was always a bit of a wanky American high-school name, but then with the possible exception of the sublime Black Water and Takiing It to the Streets, the Doobies' mindless chugathon boogie numbers were always a bit wanky and American high school themselves.

That said, with the entry level drug of choice around our way being nasal passage-shredding sulphate, if I'd asked any of my contemporaries if they'd "care for a toke on my doob" when I was growing up, I'd have had my head stoved in.


Good news, Britishists, you pronounce it the way you (wrongly) pronounce "boogie."

Now, consult with John Lee Hooker and learn how to say that word properly.

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Sam Stone » 16 Jun 2020, 20:09

You can tell how we brits pronounce words from their written versions?

You are a cunning linguist!

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Dr. Baron » 16 Jun 2020, 21:12

Sam Stone wrote:You can tell how we brits pronounce words from their written versions?

You are a cunning linguist!


I know how YOU BRITS pronounce boogie, yes.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Hightea » 17 Jun 2020, 01:51

Found out yesterday I have to go back to the office full time starting Thursday.

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Postby harvey k-tel » 26 Jun 2020, 12:38

50% of Roger Federer's name is 'er'.
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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Samoan » 26 Jun 2020, 14:16

Cooling your feet lowers the overall temperature of your skin and body.

Chill your socks.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-49072212

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby Sam Stone » 27 Jun 2020, 11:58

14,000,000 people in the UK are on Twitter.

Some 80% of all Twitter messages come from just 10% of members

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Re: Post something you've learnt today

Postby C » 29 Jun 2020, 13:37

That there is a Special Olympics for people with intellectual disabilities.

Summer and winter games

This year's summer games to be held in Russia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_Olympics






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