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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:10 am

grammer wrote:You've been botted- you are now on a future hit list babbby babbby babbby babbby
when the men in grey have their day--
Bold Zirco- :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
Cannot compute, cannot compute.........what is "bottled", no not bottled silly keypad, botted? dontknow :D
Future hit list?....and me about to try and sleep? BangHead BangHead BangHead BangHead
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:38 am

Snowhite wrote:The English Language really is weird ;) ;)


The Bandage is wound round the wound.

The Farm was used to produce produce.

The Dump was so full it had to refuse more refuse.

He would lead if he would get the lead out.

Since there is no time like the present,he thought it was time to present the present.

When shot at the dove dove into the bushes.

He did not object to the object.

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
These are perfect examples of why I think the English language is bonkers and very difficult to learn as a second language by an adult especially. As the book Eats Shoots and Leaves explains the punctuation placement changes the whole meaning of sentences. But I guess it's here to stay so whatever will be will be. dontknow :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Strum » Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:04 pm

Zirco wrote:Strum, I think I've been hacked ....there is a post on here under my name that I didn't post dontknow :shock:


Oop's I think I edited one of your posts as admin. Sorry bout that. Beer and Computers don't mix. :D

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:32 pm

Strum wrote:
Zirco wrote:Strum, I think I've been hacked ....there is a post on here under my name that I didn't post dontknow :shock:


Oop's I think I edited one of your posts as admin. Sorry bout that. Beer and Computers don't mix. :D
Oh good, that's preferable to someone taking over my account here....phew! :D :D
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by keeper » Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:05 pm

I overheard the following on the Luas, the Red Line on which all life exists :shock: you could even have to travel with a horse ! The day in question I was travelling into the City, sitting opposite me were two Asian students, girls, maybe Japanese and had Enlish Language text books, a group of kids with an adult got on the tram and were standing around when the adult announced in a very Dublin accent, " Now youse use the used towels youse used yesterday " the students were visibly bemused :lol:

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:28 pm

keeper wrote:I overheard the following on the Luas, the Red Line on which all life exists :shock: you could even have to travel with a horse ! The day in question I was travelling into the City, sitting opposite me were two Asian students, girls, maybe Japanese and had Enlish Language text books, a group of kids with an adult got on the tram and were standing around when the adult announced in a very Dublin accent, " Now youse use the used towels youse used yesterday " the students were visibly bemused :lol:
HA HA HA!! BRILL wuu wuu wuu
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Strum » Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:43 pm

keeper wrote:" Now youse use the used towels youse used yesterday "

Weird Japanese Language +++


`Ima, shiyō no taoru o shiyō shiyō kinō anata-tachi anata-tachi' :D

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:14 pm

Strum wrote:
keeper wrote:" Now youse use the used towels youse used yesterday "

Weird Japanese Language +++


`Ima, shiyō no taoru o shiyō shiyō kinō anata-tachi anata-tachi' :D
Arigato Strum-San :D

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Ahora youse utilice las toallas usadas Youse utilizado ayer " :D :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:06 pm

If you are reclining with someone....on the beach or wherever....and they say
"I'm lying" or "I'm lieing" it can be hugely misleading....see what I mean?
Ok, I'm stretching it a bit here, I know :lol:
But, weird English language. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by keeper » Sun Oct 18, 2015 4:15 pm

Yes Zirco, weird alright :roll: he undid his tie just before the game ended in a tie :roll: etc etc

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:51 pm

keeper wrote:Yes Zirco, weird alright :roll: he undid his tie just before the game ended in a tie :roll: etc etc

Very good keeper... :D :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Strum » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:58 pm

After the Rites ceremony I had to write the right letter to the Wright, alright.

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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:37 pm

Strum wrote:After the Rites ceremony I had to write the right letter to the Wright, alright.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

My Grandad told me this one, recounted by him with great vigour and humour. :D

"I am Knott the postman and I deliver post here

But if you are Knott the postman WHY do you deliver post here?

Because I AM Knott the postman and I deliver post here!

And so on .... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:28 am

I love mixed up meanings, sentences etc......malapropism is it?....yes bach :D
Some examples...
I was in a car once when someone commented:
" I know this road like a house on fire..."

In a Supermarket I once worked in as a student an announcer, over the PA system in the whole store, once said...
" Greetings Turkeys, your Christmas customers are now available

That was many moons ago, as the crow flies."

My sister's girlfriend claimed her boyfriend "took her for granite

While discussing programming with a friend, he mentioned that a common typo would cause the program to act "erotically".
Must be an interesting program!
:lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Mon Oct 19, 2015 9:26 am

I'm told that M&S are advertising

SCRUMPTIOUS KNITWEAR (plus free delivery orders over €30 wow!).
YUM YUM :lol: :lol: wuu wuu
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by grammer » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:05 pm

He was beside himself with excitement. :?
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:15 pm

I trun it to him and he catched it. :roll: :lol:
I aksed him for it back. :roll: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:10 am

This is true........

SHAM-A-LON for CHAMELEON!!! by





The ENGLISH TEACHER !!!!!!!! :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Post by Sinead » Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:12 am

Zircon

I am sure you will love a book to be launched on Thursday in the Mansion House.
Barnyisms by Jim McCann. Barney constantly mixed up and made up words.

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Post by Gulliver » Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:04 pm

I'll try and do better! I'll go and get the Dictionary of Correct English Usage so I'll be sure and get it right next time.
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Post by keeper » Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:33 pm

I worked with several lads over the years who almost got things right, for example, the Liffey smell was a big talking point at one stage some years ago my colleague said out loud " Jayzus the river is full of floatin' affluence " ! Another chap announced that on the way back from a Sunday trip to Brittas Bay that the traffic was so heavy that " there was a Garda converting the traffic at the Presbyterian crossing in Shankill " !! just a couple of many, can't wait for the Barneyisms :lol:

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Post by Toss » Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:07 pm

One of our neighbours was in chatting one day, when the subject turned to hairdressing costs ...... she gleefully announced that the local hairdresser was doing blow jobs for €20 :oops:
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Post by jabra » Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:16 pm

Dicky Rock and Miami Showband playing the Arcadia in Bray in the 1960's.
A girl shouts up at Dicky on the stage DICKY DICKY Iv'e lost me watch will ya RENOUNCE it.
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Zirco » Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:07 pm

Sinead wrote:Zircon

I am sure you will love a book to be launched on Thursday in the Mansion House.
Barnyisms by Jim McCann. Barney constantly mixed up and made up words.

Sinead
Tks Sinead, It's going on my you know what list ......pssst....(Strum, Geddit). :D :lol: :lol:
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Re: Weird English Language +++

Post by Rocker » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:28 pm

Yis are gas.. Keeper...I'm laughing myself silly.

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