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Old 12-03-2008, 07:41 PM
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I love anglicisims. Is it true that "Balls to you!" is the same as "F-You!"?
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Old 12-04-2008, 12:25 AM
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I love that "Vulgar" British words can be used on American TV. "Bugger" was used a lot in Buffy.
I love it when American TV characters use 'bugger' like it's a harmless, cute turn of phrase, not realising that it's actually a synonym for 'sodomite'.

On a similar note, cartoon character Barnacle Bill was originally gonna be called 'Ballocky Bill', until his creator learned what 'bollocks' means in Britain and the Commonwealth
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Old 12-04-2008, 04:07 AM
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what does it mean in the states then?
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Old 12-04-2008, 01:06 PM
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Daniel Radcliffe's favorite swear is 'bollocks'. hahahaha He was on the Actor's Studio last week. I have no idea what it means but it sounded cool so I used it all week.
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:38 PM
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Bollocks = testicles. It can also mean 'bulls**t', for instance "that's a load of bollocks!"
Something that's really, really cool is considered "the dog's bollocks". No idea why.
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Old 12-05-2008, 06:50 AM
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Bollocks = testicles. It can also mean 'bulls**t', for instance "that's a load of bollocks!"
Something that's really, really cool is considered "the dog's bollocks". No idea why.
Cause dogs can... nevermind.
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Old 12-05-2008, 08:04 AM
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Could a "tosser" having anything to do with tossing....umm.....salad? maybe that's the supposed "gay" connection people were talking about?
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Old 12-06-2008, 04:41 AM
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Tosser does indeed mean "wanker", other great words we use over in England are "prick" I think you lot say "weener " ? and my favourite is "geezerbird" meaning a transvestite/transexual.
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