Friday, August 12, 2016

Irish-English versus American-English

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  1. Two of the words that made me think twice were "custom" and "diary".

    Custom is equivalent to business -- "Thank you for your custom". That brings greater understanding to the word "customer" and probably has a connection to "Customs" (like in an airport)

    Diary is equivalent to calendar -- "I'll put you in my diary." That's not a bad thing, the date and time has been reserved!

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  2. I also received the word scheme as in a "Tax Scheme" or an "Insurance Scheme". Others that I forgot are Take Away versus To Go and Kit versus uniform.

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  3. Updated the blog with the new words. Enjoy!

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  4. Updated the blog with the new words. Enjoy!

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  5. I would argue the word "grand" - it can also mean "ok, but nothing to write home about".
    Great job, by the way!
    You need to add the "bill" in the restaurant. And "jacks" for toilet. :D

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