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Old May 30th, 2006, 11:24 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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On Tue, 30 May 2006 21:48:09 +0100,
(David Horne, _the_ chancellor of the duchy of besses o' th' barn and
prestwich tesco 24h offy) wrote:

Dave Frightens Me wrote:

On Tue, 30 May 2006 14:28:48 +0100,

(David Horne, _the_ chancellor of the duchy of besses o' th' barn and
prestwich tesco 24h offy) wrote:

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


You obviously drank too much in London!


I was a good boy in London!
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Old May 31st, 2006, 09:54 AM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Following up to Dave Frightens Me

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


ive heard it but dont know what it means. Well, I do now, but its
not used in Europe is it? Or at least not written.
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Old May 31st, 2006, 02:01 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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In article ,
(The Reid) wrote:

*From:* The Reid
*Date:* Wed, 31 May 2006 09:54:38 +0100

Following up to Dave Frightens Me

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


ive heard it but dont know what it means. Well, I do now, but its
not used in Europe is it? Or at least not written.


I tend to think of it as an Americanism.


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Old May 31st, 2006, 02:20 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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wrote:

In article ,
(The Reid) wrote:

*From:* The Reid
*Date:* Wed, 31 May 2006 09:54:38 +0100

Following up to Dave Frightens Me

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


ive heard it but dont know what it means. Well, I do now, but its
not used in Europe is it? Or at least not written.


I tend to think of it as an Americanism.


I spent so much time in the US, I often don't know what's an americanism
and what isn't!

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Old May 31st, 2006, 02:22 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Following up to :


I tend to think of it as an Americanism.



I used it a lot as a teenager* in the UK

* early to mid 70s
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Old May 31st, 2006, 06:51 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Following up to Tim C.

I tend to think of it as an Americanism.



I used it a lot as a teenager* in the UK

* early to mid 70s


after watching the Fonze?
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Old May 31st, 2006, 07:35 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Dave Frightens Me writes:

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


It's old slang. Not knowing slang is never something to worry about.

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Old May 31st, 2006, 07:54 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Mxsmanic wrote:

Dave Frightens Me writes:

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


It's old slang. Not knowing slang is never something to worry about.


You must be an utterly fantastic teacher.

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Old May 31st, 2006, 08:07 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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Martin wrote:

On Wed, 31 May 2006 19:54:31 +0100,
(David Horne, _the_ chancellor of the duchy of besses o' th' barn and
prestwich tesco 24h offy) wrote:

Mxsmanic wrote:

Dave Frightens Me writes:

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard that word,
or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.

It's old slang. Not knowing slang is never something to worry about.


You must be an utterly fantastic teacher.


or sober old fart?


I'm still getting over his comment- from a language teacher of all
things!

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Old May 31st, 2006, 09:45 PM posted to rec.travel.europe
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"Mxsmanic" wrote in message
...
Dave Frightens Me writes:

Any particular recommendations? (I'll do some research, natch.)


http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=natch

I don't know what shocks me mo That I have never heard
that word, or that my English feels decidedly insecure about it.


It's old slang. Not knowing slang is never something to worry about.


So then why did you waste your time learning it?

Richard


 




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