Things you just don't get

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  1. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    I am not ashamed of tit, I just don't think titbit makes sense in the context of that sentence.
     


  2. Fang66

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    Makes more sense than taking a bath or having a rest in a toilet, or going to the toilet in a bath/restroom.

    David Mitchell says it better than I could.

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  3. ethanm

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    That guy sounds like a huge twat.
     


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    That's his schtick, but the fact that you've never heard of one of the most well known comedians in the U.K. just shows how provincial you are.

    He also demonstrates one of the puzzling things about Americans, you are too puritanical to use words like toilet, can't say breast or leg (has to be white/dark meat) but you are also so vulgar that you won't laugh at a comedian unless every sentence is littered with cocksucker or fuck or asshole etc. (can't say cunt though for some reason).
     
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  5. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    He has that specifically British kind of humor to where when he says things they are not funny, but he makes wacky faces. And wears shirts of "blousy."
     
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  6. ethanm

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    This guy sounds like a huge twat.
     


  7. Fang66

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    Yeah, he should have thrown in a few cocksuckers right.
     


  8. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    But I think the world's other English speakers can be very puritanical too. For example, why do they all use the euphemism "man" when what they really mean is "dickhaver?" And I've even heard them say "bed" when they are referring to what should obviously be called the "fucksurface."
     
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    I think you mean workbench right?
     


  10. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    That's an interesting test for provincialism. Is it just the UK one must know popular comedians for or are other countries part of the metric? Does this apply only to Americans? For instance, is someone in the UK displaying provincialism if they do not know Canada's most popular comedians?
     


  11. Harold falcon

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    Eddie Izard is very funny. The UK doesn't really have a well developed stand up scene.
     


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    how can Americans be provincial when we don't even have provinces...? :puzzled:
     


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    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    Made that funny for you.
     


  14. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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    :rotflmao:
     


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    Hey, guys, have you ever wondered why we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!1!!
     


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