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Old 10th Mar 2012, 14:52   #25
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Default Re: Annoying Americanisms? A rebuttal

Originally Posted by edwardzee7 View Post
Erb instead of herb. Alumanon instead of aluminium. And, while we're American bashing... why do they have such large gaps around the doors in public toilets - I don't like having a pee and being able to see out into the washroom - it means people can see it at me!,
If they didn't have the huge gaps round the sides of doors in toilets then about a quarter of Hollywood 'thriller' movies would have to find a new way of getting the hero to hear something they shouldn't, half glimpse the killer etc. etc.
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