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General Discussions Discuss Learning to speak English with Rich (aka Trickster) in the Community Center forums; Mobile - (pronounced mo' bile) - Cell Phone A lift (noun) - Elevator Rubber (no it's not that) - Eraser Icing sugar - Sugar coating you cover cakes with To ...
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    OK, here goes...

    Mobile - (pronounced mo' bile) - Cell Phone
    A lift (noun) - Elevator
    Rubber (no it's not that) - Eraser
    Icing sugar - Sugar coating you cover cakes with
    To let a flat - Same as 'To Rent a Flat'
    Childminders - Baby Sitter
    Black pudding - Black pudding or less often blood pudding is a British English term for sausage made by cooking blood with a filler until it is thick enough to congeal when cooled. It is also called blood sausage (It is disgusting!!)
    Tinned - Food which comes in a can! [Tinned food]
    Polka dots - A pattern consisting of dots!!
    Desiccated coconut - Ground Coconut
    Aubergine - Another name for 'eggplant'
    Minced beef - Ground beef finely chopped by a grinder and often used to make burger meat.
    Gammon - Particular cut of bacon or ham (from an Old Northern French word "Gambe" for hind- leg of the pig or ham)
    Treacle - Similar to syrup (very sweet & sticky!)
    Sultanas - Basically dried grapes similar to rasins
    Manage tout - Cooked peas in the pod before the peas fully ripen
    Greaseproof paper - Paper that is impermeable to oil or grease; used in cooking
    Geyser - I think it is another name for a spring - hot spring?
    Quay - A quay (pronounced 'key') is a like a 'wharf' or bank where shipsand other vessels are loaded. A quay is constructed parallel to the bank of a waterway.
    Windcheater - Dunno???... Waterproof jacket??
    Spanner - Same as a wrench
    Ice lolly - Popsicle
    Swede - Someone from Sweden!!!
    Rich

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    I have never been able to confine that fun to office hours." ~ Walt Disney

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    Hey, this thread now has a sticky wicket on it so we can't lose it again

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    Excellent stuff!!

    And howdy, Mr Pygmy!
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    I have never been able to confine that fun to office hours." ~ Walt Disney

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    Howdeeee! I've recently discovered this thread and am loving it, hehe

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    Cool.... We should start one with references to Monty Python!!!


    "He's Not Coming Out to Play"!!!!
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    I need to watch more Monty Python, I'm not that familiar with all the Flying Circus stuff

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    I love the movies!
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    I have never been able to confine that fun to office hours." ~ Walt Disney

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    I was lucky enough to catch Spamalot when it came in my neck of the woods, good stuff

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    Cool! I never got to see it but heard it was very good!
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    It's similar to the Holy Grail movie, but made for Broadway and some of the lines from the movie have been updated to fit with current times and events

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    Gotcha!

    I love the scenes with the Black Knight as he fights while having his limbs cut off and also the shrubery scene!
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    Thanks for the translations, Rich. I will try post some I hear on travel and food networks quite often.
    P.U.S.H.-A mantra MOST will not understand.

    Disney rocks, Walt was a genius.

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    Let us not forget the wooden witches and ducks part!
    I'm about as All-American as they come!
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    Must get a new trip on the books! I'm dyin' here!

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    You're welcome guys... It's nice to see this thread 'alive' again!
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    I have never been able to confine that fun to office hours." ~ Walt Disney

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    you could always branch out and add some cockney rhyming slang Rich, that could really confuse people.
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