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Thread #59418   Message #2349036
Posted By: Little Hawk
25-May-08 - 06:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
"Lookit, Herman! Flars!" (delightful James Thurber cartoon of yesteryear, as powerful and aggressive woman drags on somewhat beaten-down and reluctant looking husband's arm, ecouraging him to join in her delight over the suddenly discovered presence of some flowers)

Some other dreadful Americanisms of that sort:

"tare" (terror)
"meer" (mirror)
"Yerp" (Europe)
"Tronna" (Toronto)
"Wadder" (spoken through the nose...means 'water')
"Feb-you-wary" (means February)
"ex-cape" (escape)
"Ar-tick" (arctic)
"irregardless" (regardless)
"disorientated" (disoriented)