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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln

Anglo-EU Translation.

with 3 comments

I couldn’t resist this:
What Brits really mean.

Written by modernityblog

21/05/2011 at 01:20

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  1. I don’t blame you it really is fab isn’t it.

    Stuart

    21/05/2011 at 11:45

  2. 😉 … but isn’t the stuff also class based: when a toff/middle class persons says “its fine”, he/she means “fuck” and when someone from the working class says “fuck”, she/he means “fuck”?

    entdinglichung

    22/05/2011 at 11:47

  3. Agreed Ent, this type of lingo probably went hand in hand with the development and consolidation of the Empire, a private language but in the open.

    If you know the code then you know, but if you don’t, well…all very English….

    modernity

    22/05/2011 at 13:51


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