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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Strum » Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:04 pm

Re-upholstered Michael.

The Country went flat on it's back and still hasn't recovered. :roll:



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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:04 pm

Sinead wrote:Tautology is one of my favourite words.

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Rocker » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:43 am

I heard two gals speaking on the DORT yesterday...you know that Mid Atlantic pseudo American accent. After each sentence one would keep saying period.....grammer's comment about full stop and comma made me remember this daft girl period.......as they don't use commas nowadays , she didn't have to say comma at each pause period


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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:45 am

Rocker wrote:I heard two gals speaking on the DORT yesterday...you know that Mid Atlantic pseudo American accent. After each sentence one would keep saying period.....grammer's comment about full stop and comma made me remember this daft girl period.......as they don't use commas nowadays , she didn't have to say comma at each pause period

Ha ha....dat's gas! :D


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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by bugrock » Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:14 am

WTF! It's getting worse. Is there life on Mars?

From whence did intelligentsia disappear?
Where is my spellcheck gone.
Where is my grammer gone -not you with the pink gitar
Bloody French beer.
Naked women - begone! Foul saucereresses!
Am I having a siechotic experience. Help me Rocker, I see a bird up in a tree - I want to be free!
All I need is love! Am I going mad?
Help!!!!!
Christmas


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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Strum » Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:38 pm

Rocker wrote:I heard two gals speaking on the DORT yesterday...you know that Mid Atlantic pseudo American accent. After each sentence one would keep saying period.....grammer's comment about full stop and comma made me remember this daft girl period.......as they don't use commas nowadays , she didn't have to say comma at each pause period

I know what you mean loike. :D



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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by keeper » Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:06 pm

Hey Bugs wuu yes you are going mad but you have me with you :cry: I saw a bird in a tree once, also spotted a Lesser Spotted Naked Lady as well :roll: sometimes after being on here I dream of Fiesta Red Fenders changing to Pink as Evolution speeds on and climate change gathers apace and we'll all have to move inland to Swords and enlist for Weird English Language courses run by an alien from some strange Planet :shock:
Do you know the way we can get tongue tied ? Well I occasionally suffer from "spell tied " it must happen to you all sometimes ! What I mean is, you spell a word, it looks wrong, even though you know you've spelled it correctly and the more you look at it the more weird the work looks, take " Language " for example, sounds like langwidge when most people say it, well how is it pronounced , Frenchlike ? Lan-gooo-àag don't stare at it too long :lol: it's a weird word alright, and there's more !!!
See Bugs, we are not alone :roll: by the way, you'll get a free trip to Mars if you keep mentioning that " Festive time " around here :P you'll be getting a Strumdinger :lol: :lol:



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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:54 pm

Overheard this morning, when it was chucking it down....

" Isn't the weather terrible?"
Ah, ye wouldn't put a milk bottle out in it! (If you had one).

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Rocker » Fri May 10, 2019 9:57 am

My mother was a great one for little poems (makey up or not) to pin point a situation.
If you were acting proud you got...
A very proud cat
wore a very big bow
she thought she looked pretty but, stuck up you know.
Then one day I tell you
she gave no more airs
for she tripped on the bow and fell down the stairs

I have forgotten the next bit but the punch line was..
Pride must have a fall!!


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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Micheál » Fri May 10, 2019 5:45 pm

how about this Rocker -

"A very small cat had a very big bow.
She thought she was lovely, so stuck up, you know.
She jumped around town like a black rubber ball,
With her nose in the air, and no manners at all.
One day, I can tell you, she had no more airs,
She tripped on her bow, and fell down the stairs.
Her mother was sorry, but what could she do.
Pride must have a fall, we all know that’s true
."

More here . . . https://www.irishboard.ie/wp-content/up ... s-2017.pdf



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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Rocker » Fri May 10, 2019 6:18 pm

yippee that's it Micheál Thanks


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