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Treacle Number Two

…that fluro green cover thing that I posted late last week…

…had this in it by me…Scan 717 Scan 718

 

 

…based on a true story…

…up to a point.

…(“ladies a plate” is a kiwi-ism that used to appear on invitations to suggest that the woman of the household should provide something towards the supper table…and yes, my recently-arrived-to-these-fair-shores mother did just turn up with an empty plate to her first community gathering)….

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7 responses to “Treacle Number Two

  1. Very soxy toon. Good for your Mum, show those kiwi’s how it’s done. Inviting people for dinner and expecting them to bring their own food is totally unbritish. And therefore wrong. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • …exactly…and that is why the empire is still…oh, wait a mo’…. : )

      • it still is, but by stealth ๐Ÿ™‚
        Totaling about 1.5 billion or 1.8 billion speakers, English is the primary language of the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and various Caribbean and Pacific island nations; it is also an official language of Hong Kong, Pakistan, India, the Philippines, Singapore and many sub-Saharan African countries. It is the most widely spoken language in the world, and the most widely taught foreign language.

        In terms of foreign exchange market turnover, the UK isnโ€™t just the leader, it’s still gaining ground, according to the Bank of International Settlements.

        Sneaky huh? ๐Ÿ˜‰

      • …it is also the most widely accented, mispronounced, slang ridden, and misunderstood language…(see – “Tony has a kiwi accent and nobody understands what he’s on about in foreign climes unless he puts on a local accent”)….

      • Yee shud try livin heor nar na yen understands a ward assa.

      • …(2 yrs in Dorset…no prob’s)…

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