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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: David Wright <david.wright@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 09:41:40 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605010941.40606.david.wright@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Sonntag, 30. April 2006 20:47 schrieb elefino:
> On Sunday 30 April 2006 02:34, Basil Chupin wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> > > Welllll....... Here in the US we've been selling our wine and whiskey
> > > in liters for quite some time now, and that's certainly more important
> > > than gasoline or oil.
> > >
> > > Bob S.
> >
> > <Sigh>
> >
> > Now there is another thing.... "liters" instead of (in proper English)
> > "litres" and "center" instead of (in proper English) "centre".
>
> Um, that'd be the proper _French_ spelled approximately as she is
> pronounced, no?
>
> Unless, perhaps, you are saying that your proper h'english pronunciation
> is LIT-rez?
>

Na, liter just looks like somebody illiterate tried to write litter :-D

<GD&R>

Dave
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