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1. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Bob Eldridge " <>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 10:02:47 -0700
Hi Mike, I guess Churchill was right we really are separated by a common language. But in this case all is well . On this side of Atlantic " on a shoestring " also means without enough money. That's
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00288.html (9,360 bytes)

2. RE: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Talbot Andrew" <>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 08:42:26 +0100
Many years ago I had to give a presentation on a student project and used the term 'cheap' to explain my choice of components. The instructor immediately pulled me up and insisted the correct express
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00291.html (10,886 bytes)

3. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Stewart Bryant" <>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2001 08:02:38 +0100
With apologies to UK readers, I am using this forum to survey non-UK amateurs about the term "on a shoestring" which the RSGB may be using in the title of a future project. This sounds worrying. I h
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00292.html (10,031 bytes)

4. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "BOB RIESE" <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 20:41:03 -0400
To avoid knocking a YL up [US idiom]. Ahh Thought as much Bob
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00293.html (9,138 bytes)

5. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Paul" <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 20:54:33 +0100
Hi All, I believe our American correspondents may refer to Durex as what we would call "erasers"..... 73 de Paul G4MD
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00297.html (9,682 bytes)

6. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Alberto di Bene" <>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 21:15:00 +0200
and an Australian would use Durex to make sure nothing leaked out of a parcel whilst a Brit would use it for a quite different purpose. I have the suspect that in Italy and UK we have the same kind
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00298.html (9,791 bytes)

7. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "John Rabson" <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 19:07:12 +0100
Durex ? ? ? ? for a quite different purpose. but what is the intended one To avoid knocking a YL up [US idiom]. 73 de John Rabson G3PAI
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00299.html (10,071 bytes)

8. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "BOB RIESE" <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 12:52:37 -0400
Durex ? ? ? ? for a quite different purpose. but what is the intended one Bob K3DJC
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00301.html (9,385 bytes)

9. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "John Currie" <>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 04:21:58 -0700
Hi Mike, I guess Churchill was right we really are separated by a common language. But in this case all is well . On this side of Atlantic " on a shoestring " also means without enough money. 73 de J
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00302.html (10,750 bytes)

10. Re: LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Rik Strobbe" <>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 17:11:09
Hi Mike, I do understand the term, but at the time I was in highschool we still learned 'old fashioned' British English. We even got a 'black list' of wrong spelled words (such as 'color' and 'favori
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00303.html (10,181 bytes)

11. LF: Off-topic: For non-UK readers (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Dennison" <>
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 15:43:52 +0100
With apologies to UK readers, I am using this forum to survey non-UK amateurs about the term "on a shoestring" which the RSGB may be using in the title of a future project. I would like to know wheth
/rsgb_lf_group-archives/html/rsgb_lf_group/2001-05/msg00305.html (9,838 bytes)


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