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    LOL! Is that what you were missing Skywatcher? Your bowler? :D

    No, it's not different standards. We do share the same standard of language, it's simply the meaning of given words in the respective countries.

    It's a bit like slang where the meanings differ depending upon where you are in the country; same idea only extend it to the world. :yes:

    One of the reasons Disney does a full hand or a two fingered point. Pointing with just the index finger is quite insulting in some cultures...

    Same principle. :yes:
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    It is quite a challenge, and whilst I fully agree that a lot of the words are commonplace the whole tenet of this site is a friendly family based board for people to share their excitement pre or post Disney trips and very often far far beyone, we are very mindful that there are often little people sat nearby the screens very often due to the very nature of the site and we would hate for anyone to ever be put off because they were upset by a word when to be honest using *******!!!! suffices to get the point you were annoyed accross very nicely ( yes I used asterixes on purpose;) )
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    I'm especially good at two fingered pointing.
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    Well then Miss Helly! You can have a job at WDW! :D
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    Ditto!
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    I parked in one of the theme parks lots once and the attendant was from Newcastle. As there were no cars following us I was chatting to him while Adrian unloaded the car and he kindly demonstrated the difference between the Disney two fingered point and the Geordie two fingered point. :rotfl:
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    :sorry: But I'm good at it and anyway I would sort out those norty kids in a thrice AND their parents!
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    OK. Someone needs to PM me with the finer points of the difference between the two. :unsure: (Are we talking about the alternative meaning to the "peace sign")?

    I think our Helly would be great at WDW! :yes: She could pass out crayons to all the little sweeties when they are seated at dinner... she could help them color too. :yes:
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    WHAAAAAAAAAAAT! :unsure: like s h a r e you mean! Actually S H A R E T H E C R A Y O N S? Faint.
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    Yes Tink. to show those bounders at Agincourt that our bowsmen still have their bowfingers :yes: its very rude here
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    gwennie81 Earning my ears

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    You mean you don't all go around saying "Pip pip cheerio" and "Good day gov'nor" whilst eating crumpets and reading Jane Austin books?:doh2:
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    well I certainly do, I don't know about the rest of them (sound a bit like riff raff to me ;)
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    Heh...I still find it funny that the word my grandma used when I was a tyke, to signify one's posterior/hindquarters/backside is considered quite a different word in the UK.
    (It's only one letter away from "funny", now that I think on it...)[​IMG]
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    I have to admit, Jane Austin is my favorite. And I took entire semesters in college of Shakespeare and Chaucer, each. Hey, you want to talk about NAUGHTY!! Read some Shakespeare or Chaucer!! :taunt:
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    BTW, Nigel Lithgow just "cussed" English-style on "So You Think You Can Dance".
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    I'd heard that... finger side out (palm side toward oneself) yes?

    At any rate, that's what it's all about. Differences between cultures. Makes no one culture have higher standards, just differing points of reference. :D

    Now, personal standards... that's an entirely different thing! :D :D :lol: Our Keith with his bowler, white shirt, dark suit, umbrella, wing tips... quite the dapper one he is! :yes: :D :D (Are you picturing the father in Mary Poppins, I hope)? :D
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    :laughabove:

    Is that Keith?!
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    That's HIM!!!! :yes: :D :D :D

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