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Old 09-16-06, 01:58 AM   #1
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Down under the PNW.

Australia and New Zealand your member base, sub-forum space, any interesting geo or man made features, and Tazmania are all now incorporated into, and under the rule of, the Pacific NorthWest Sub-forum.
Look at the bright side, you could have been claimed by Texas.
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Old 09-17-06, 06:09 PM   #2
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It's Tasmania.

Learn how to write.
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Old 09-17-06, 11:22 PM   #3
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Z = S

Bloody American spelling...
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Old 09-18-06, 12:38 AM   #4
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It's Tasmania.
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My missus is a medical transcriptionist, working from NZ for a US company, so she has to listen to doctors with southern accents and type up medical notes in 'merican spelling. It fair does her head in at times. Mostly the appalling grammar. For example, "the condition has improved some".

Besides, isn't Tazmania in Delaware?
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My missus is a medical transcriptionist, working from NZ for a US company, so she has to listen to doctors with southern accents and type up medical notes in 'merican spelling. It fair does her head in at times. Mostly the appalling grammar. For example, "the condition has improved some".

Besides, isn't Tazmania in Delaware?

You haven't laid out any grandmothers lately have you?
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....the fargin Mods haven't managed to spell 'Australia' properly yet in the forum heading...so what hope have we got of them spelling tassie right!
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....the fargin Mods haven't managed to spell 'Australia' properly yet in the forum heading...so what hope have we got of them spelling tassie right!
ooh, tell a lie...someones fixed it!...'bout time Ameriicans!
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No they haven't....if you look at the headings under "Community Connections" you will see it is still spelt Austrailia.
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No they haven't....if you look at the headings under "Community Connections" you will see it is still spelt Austrailia.

Ah, right as usual....bloody ammeriicans
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My missus is a medical transcriptionist, working from NZ for a US company, so she has to listen to doctors with southern accents and type up medical notes in 'merican spelling. It fair does her head in at times. Mostly the appalling grammar.
not enough American TV, that's her problem
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My missus is a medical transcriptionist, working from NZ for a US company, so she has to listen to doctors with southern accents and type up medical notes in 'merican spelling. It fair does her head in at times. Mostly the appalling grammar.
What does my head in is their inability to use decimals, everything has to be expressed as a fraction and even then ...... WTF is this "three-fourths" thing instead of "three-quarters"?
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WTF is this "three-fourths" thing instead of "three-quarters"?
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The local TV voiceover people have started using the sepponese for 2006 - i.e. "two thousand six". Where'd the farkin' "and" go? Seppos know 3/4 of bugger all about grammar
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Why would you?

Nah, if were American I'd be endorsing the old Imperial measurements, because nobody else in the world would - even the English are now using the metric system for fak's sake!!! Good old Napoleon had the stupid idea of measuring everything in a standardised way, but who cares what a litre of water weighs at sea level?!??!?

Clearly NOT the Americans... I'm just glad it hasn't effected the ability of the American Government to kill a lot of innocent people.

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