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  1.    07 Sep 2017 #350

    Wynona said: View Post
    Ok, then, let's start listing acronyms and their meaning. That should take up an hour or so, d'ya think?
    Acronyms can be bothersome. If you don't happen to catch the first few mentions that say what they actually mean, you are forever lost.
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  2.    07 Sep 2017 #351

    Al Airone said: View Post
    Add:

    Berm
    Boor
    Bred
    Doer
    Robe
    Rode
    Roomed


    I do one of these puzzles in our local paper every day
    I would never have got BERM.


    Any more?
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       07 Sep 2017 #352

    AndreTen said: View Post
    Thanks Wynona :) I've googled it up the minute cereberus pointed it out (thank you too). This is the kind of mistake, I'm the most afraid of... can even hide the point of a message
    Don't worry, Andre. I've become quite adept at translating non-native English. Click image for larger version. 

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    Seriously, as I've said before; y'all speak more languages than I do. I only speak English.
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       07 Sep 2017 #353

    cereberus said: View Post
    I was only joking really.
    Andre is one of those who likes to learn new English stuff, Cereberus. :)
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  5.    07 Sep 2017 #354

    larc919 said: View Post
    Acronyms can be bothersome. If you don't happen to catch the first few mentions that say what they actually mean, you are forever lost.

    POSH is a great acronym. It derives from the days British passenger ships travelled to India. The rich people berthed on the left side on journey out as that side was shaded from the strong sun, and on the right on the return (Port Out, Starboard Home). Hence rich people became POSH people.
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       07 Sep 2017 #355

    larc919 said: View Post
    Acronyms can be bothersome. If you don't happen to catch the first few mentions that say what they actually mean, you are forever lost.
    Exactly, Larc, and I was hoping those in the know would list some used in Windows 10 so I could make myself a list.
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  7.    07 Sep 2017 #356

    Wynona said: View Post
    Andre is one of those who likes to learn new English stuff, Cereberus. :)
    Well of course, the well known phrase is "British and Americans - two nations divided by a common language".

    I have said this joke here before, but to repeat others who may not have heard it.

    A British Diplomat is en route to LA via New York and the hostess announces " We will be landing in New York momentarily"

    The Diplomat asks the Hostess "Will there be enough time to transfer our luggage?"
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       07 Sep 2017 #357

    cereberus said: View Post
    I would never have got BERM.


    Any more?
    Robed. I think that's it for me.
    By the way - DIAGNOSE has something like 60 words hidden in it. I think I came up with 40.
    Last edited by Al Airone; 07 Sep 2017 at 11:51. Reason: Thought of something to add
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  9.    07 Sep 2017 #358

    we're nearing build flight time - PLEASE!

    Oh well.....another day
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       07 Sep 2017 #359

    cereberus said: View Post
    POSH is a great acronym. It derives from the days British passenger ships travelled to India. The rich people berthed on the left side on journey out as that side was shaded from the strong sun, and on the right on the return (Port Out, Starboard Home). Hence rich people became POSH people.
    Very Interesting. I did not know that. What you can learn on this forum - other than computer stuff - is amazing.
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