[mythtv-users] MythTV requires a better name
Justin The Cynical
cynical at penguinness.org
Wed Sep 19 20:26:38 UTC 2007
F Peeters (MythTV) wrote:
> There are quite a few other words than can cause even more confusion due
> to the fact the BE (slang)word actually has a different meaning than the
> same word in AE (slang)!
> fag - cigarette
This one I have personal experience with.
Former relative (divorce) lives in Lerwick, which is located in the
Shetland Islands (for those who don't know, most maps don't show much
more than a dew dots for the location of said islands. Look north of
She came to this (Oregon) side of the pond, taking a holiday to the
colonies. We were at my former mother-in-law's flat with a friend of
the ex. I asked the visitor was she going out for a fag, and if so,
hold on, I'll join her.
Said friend of the ex whipped her head around to give me one of the most
confused looks I've ever seen.
I found her reaction to be very funny.
And when I visited them in Lerwick, they used the term hoover to mean
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