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Old 05-15-2005, 05:01 AM   #31
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Dang it. . .my time in Idaho did affect me.


Oh and Trish. . .yeah. . . I've had to get used to hearing people call them "runners." Everyone here makes fun of me because I say "soda." Some people actually have no clue what I'm talking about.
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Old 05-15-2005, 06:12 AM   #32
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1. The level of a building that is underground is called the:

Basement


2. What do you call the night before Halloween?

Nothing



3. You bring back your groceries in a...


Bag, but I call it shopping.


4. The act of covering a house or area in front of a house with toilet paper is called...

Not applicable.


5. You call sweetened, carbonated beverages:

Soda
Pop
Coke

Nope, I call them soft drinks.


6. You drink from:

A water fountain



7. You tend to call the sweet spread on top of cake:

Icing



8. Do you use the word cruller?

No



9. What do you call a traffic situation in which several roads meet in a circle and you have to get off at a certain point?


Something else like a circle, traffic circle, or roundabout


10. What do you call an easy class?

A crip course
A gut
A blow off

Huh, I call it an easy class.


11. If it's raining while the sun is shining, you call it:


You have no term for it


12. What do you call something that is diagonal from you?


Diagonal


13. What is the four wheeled contraption you push around your groceries in?

Buggy
Carriage
Shopping / grocery cart

Nope - shopping trolley.


14. You work out in...


Sneakers


15. "Y'all"...


Is not sometihng you say


16. The second syllable in pajamas sounds like:

The A in jam
The A in father

WTF? It's spelt pyjamas.


17. Does "caramel" have two or three syllables?


Three - how can it possibly have less?



18. Do you pronounce "aunt" like "ant"?


No


19. "Route" rhymes with...

Boot



20. Mary / marry / merry...

Are pronounced differently
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Old 05-15-2005, 11:39 AM   #33
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Old 05-15-2005, 01:30 PM   #34
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but i'm from london!
and wtf is that about toilet paper?
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Old 05-16-2005, 01:17 PM   #35
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youve never heard of TPing...shocking!?!?!

who calls a water fountain a bubbler?
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:13 PM   #36
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I'm American after all?

S#*t! I've got this strange New York/Icelandic accent and get these horrible results! I'm American after all?


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Old 05-19-2005, 09:20 PM   #37
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Quote:
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youve never heard of TPing...shocking!?!?!

who calls a water fountain a bubbler?
Me!!!!

And don't make fun of me for it, or I will TP your house!!!
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:25 PM   #38
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and wtf is that about toilet paper?


Do teenagers in London not do this on Homecoming weekend?

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Old 05-19-2005, 09:46 PM   #39
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nope, but i wish we did. when we leave school (thats what homecoming is, right?) we usually have egg and flour fights. its a devil to get out of your hair!
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:50 PM   #40
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Homecoming is a football game and a dance here..a very big deal. ( Bigger yet if you have a decent team )

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