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Translation from British to American?

Posted on 2007.04.20 at 05:15
Current Mood: confusedconfused
Current Music: Butthole Surfers - Cowboy Bob
I supposedly speak English, but I don’t think that I understand more than a handful of words in this article. The headline might as well be in Mandarin or that clicky-language of the Kalahari bushmen.
Ireland claimed the scalp of a second Test-playing nation at the World Cup as they defeated Bangladesh by 74 runs in their Super 8 encounter in Barbados.


shullie at 2007-04-20 09:33 (UTC) (Link)
don't worry I'm Eenglish and I have problems.... it's casue it's about cricket.... and I have to admit i could never be bothered to learn about it ... and the language that surrounds it. I can pick up a few phrases and make a guess.... Now if Lou was here he could translate...
theservant at 2007-04-20 15:11 (UTC) (Link)
Well that makes a little more sense then.
uberconfused at 2007-04-20 12:01 (UTC) (Link)
that's what you get for reading about cricket!
theservant at 2007-04-20 15:06 (UTC) (Link)
I just saw the headline and it went from there.
(Anonymous) at 2007-04-23 13:54 (UTC) (Link)
reminds me of teaching summer school, where you had to be imaginative (imaginitive? good thing i only taught k-5!) to figure out what kids were even talking about. most of them could read by the end of summer, so we called that good, and figured someone else could teach them to make real sentences.
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