American Words...

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by JoeCivvie, Nov 26, 2011.

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  1. I love the US, and I like (most) Americans that I've met, but some of the words they come out with...

    On TV recently I've heard:

    • Adventuresome
    • Musicality
    • Burglarising (my personal favourite - will they follow it up with 'smugglerising'?)

    Got any you want to add to the list?
     
  2. A language that does not add new words is dying. Although I have to admit that some new additions do grate upon my nerves.
     
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  3. On a similar theme:- foresnsicating
     
  4. Bill Connelly once mentioned on 'Parky' about a building in LA with a 'Vomitorium',might have been a hospital.
     
  5. Irregardless
    Just sayin'
    I'll just leave this here
    Well, duh!
    Misspoke
    Honor, glamor etc
     
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  6. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    Refudiate - Sarah Palin
     
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  7. Sports, fuck me that fucking winds me up, yet they seem to think it's clever to say math Cunt's should all be killed!
     
  8. What really irritates me speechwise is when people take a word and stick 'wise' after it.
     
  9. "Checkbook " "checking account" "tires"
     
  10. de-barking instead of our disembarking

    Transports instead of our Troopships
     
  11. As in Morecambe and Wise?
     
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  12. Well he would have been lost with out him!!
     
  13. Diaper's, sneakers, sidewalk unfortunatley they're all words I've heard in this country, so it's spreading!