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#461191 - Sat Feb 28 2009 04:02 AM UK/US word comparison quiz
KrivoyRog Offline

Registered: Sun Jul 30 2006
Posts: 2168
Loc: Middlesbrough
England UK  
Thought you may enjoy this.........
I once ran a dating agency for chickens but found it difficult to make hens meet.

#461192 - Sat Feb 28 2009 05:23 AM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
ren33 Offline

Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 12546
Loc: Kowloon Tong  Hong Kong      
It was good but I didnt have enough time!~
Wandering aimlessly through FT since 1999.

#461193 - Sat Feb 28 2009 05:03 PM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
Copago Offline

Registered: Tue May 15 2001
Posts: 14384
Loc: Australia
The phone rang with a minute nd a half left to go LOL so in the time I had 30 out of 46 right. Would have been a couple more if I could spell zucchini and galoshes.

Couple I had never heard of .. crane fly, molasses for treacle , and the whole cotton candy/ candy floss thingy ... we call it fairy floss here.

#461194 - Sat Feb 28 2009 09:44 PM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
MadMags Offline
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Registered: Sat May 03 2008
Posts: 17092
Loc: Orosi Costa Rica              
39 for me. I went blank for trainers, put everything but the right word, lol. Ditto for the fairycake. Fun game, thanks!
A smile is a curved line that sets things straight. ~ Anon.

#461195 - Mon Jun 01 2009 01:40 PM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
Jon53 Offline

Registered: Fri Dec 12 2008
Posts: 13
40 for me

#461196 - Thu Nov 05 2009 12:55 PM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
Dotb Offline

Registered: Sun Jan 04 2009
Posts: 381
Loc: Oswestry Shropshire UK       
I couldn't believe I forgot what candyfloss was as I was only talking to someone about that last week!

#461197 - Wed Nov 18 2009 09:13 PM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
tezza1551 Offline

Registered: Tue Feb 05 2008
Posts: 439
Loc: Western Australia
Some of the things in the UK list, I wasn't sure about.. but then my first language is Australian !
Got 33.
“Life is not a journey to the grave with intentions of arriving safely in a pretty well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming ... WOW! What a ride!”

#461198 - Sat Nov 21 2009 02:41 AM Re: UK/US word comparison quiz
Englizzie Offline

Registered: Tue Oct 13 2009
Posts: 337
Loc: Tulsa Oklahoma USA          
I was inspired to add:

Having to use pork as alternative - Hampstead

A weighty toilet - Luton

Lumber in house - Woodstock

I won't go on, I couldn't sleep.


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