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Foreign words in Inglish

Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Arfur Ap Llewellyn Europe, 13 Aug 2019.

  1. Arfur Ap Llewellyn Europe

    Arfur Ap Llewellyn Europe Ballon d'Or Winner
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    If Brexit happens i hope we also get rid of these orrible foreign words, innit:

    Ballet

    Rendezvous

    Faux Pas

    Aubergine

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    Any more for any more
     
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    There's plenty of words the Welsh language should expunge which of course would make it unworkable for most. Phonetic spelling does not a language make.
     
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    There is no way I’m using the word Egg Plant!

    And what are we going to call Ballet, ‘poof dancing’?
     
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    I thought I’d read this thread before. It’s like deja vu all over again
     
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    I had to look up deja vu in the dictionary. It said not you again!
     
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  6. Arfur Ap Llewellyn Europe

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    Actually, I agree on this one Dai.

    I'm learning Welsh myself (admittedly at a very slow rate) but I saw a Police notice posted on Twitter the other day that the Welsh speakers rightfully pointed out as incorrect, as the presumably English plod there had made up their own Welsh word for 'Banned'.

    The sign said 'Banio'.

    Not good.
     
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    ZUCCHINI OR COURGETTE? YOU DECIDE :sherlock:
     
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  8. Arfur Ap Llewellyn Europe

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    Anyone else read that in the voice of the X Factor bloke

    :sherlock:
     
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    I think we'd better hang on to Faux Pas for a bit Arf ! .... Oh yes.

    Like Monsieur Bari Merde-Petitpois said. We cant lose the Aubergine. Lovely thing it is. Mmmm .. Aubergine Parmigiana
     
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    No, I already told you yesterday, you don't get to post on here like you didn't call me a "Tory cunt" and then flounce off the other night.

    I'm due an apology from you.
     
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    Croissant can go for sure horrible greasy things
     
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    They can shove their Stuttgarter strasse and Boulevard de nantes up their euro ringpieces too, rename them Brian Clark Way and Chopra Drive ffs.
     
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    What is he calls you a non-Tory cunt? :hehe:
     
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    ye, but 'c*nt' is not the derogatory element Az :hehe:
     
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    En suite can do one, never felt comfortable saying that
     
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    Nuance

    Cul de sac

    Or as Toby Blair’s puppet master once said

    “The thing that's wrong with the French is that they don't have a word for entrepreneur”
     
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    entrepreneur ? try ‘tapie (Bernard):sherlock:
     
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    It’s exactly that kind of laissez faire attitude that causes these problems in the first place mon ami
     
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    Tacsi
    Ambwlance
     
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