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Pete M Colloquialisms- Post & Define 'Em! Fun! (212* d) RE: Colloquialisms- Post & Define 'Em! Fun! 07 Apr 99

Go to custard = go pear shaped = non operational

An old one that some youngsters don't seem to know: SNAFU = Situation normal, all fucked up.

A specifically NZ insult: JAFA pronounced jaffa, = Just another fucking Aucklander (the rest of the country really loves Auckalnders)

Roger the expression 24 x 7 operation has been around in the computer industry for some time, I can't say for sure that thats where it originated but it seems likely.

By the way Kat how in your neck of the woods would you pronounce: "by taking the wrong route, the unit was routed."?

Pete M

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