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Offline Jolly- Joliver

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Questions to and answers from the general public...


 

Offline Daerana

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Unbelievable... Americans, seriously. *shakes head*
 

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My reply went to the wrong topic.   [:I]

The film was funny.

But...  obviously edited to pick the funniest clips.

I just admit that I was thinking of Uruguay and Uganda...  but hadn't thought of the US and UK.   [xx(]

I liked all the labels people were putting on Australia.   ::)

Every once in a while I get a Nigerian that jumps onto Yahoo Chat claiming that they are Americans.  I can usually recognise them within about 2 words...  but I will often ask them a basic question about the state they claim to be from, and yes, I ask tough questions, trying to obfuscate them so they can't be easily looked up on the internet.

The "Floridians"...  I will ask, "Who is Andrew", (not really intending a "who" answer).
The "Texans" I will ask, "What is the Texas Motto, 'The Lone...'".
The "Ohio" one I asked "What city in Ohio is named after a famous explorer"?

I must admit that the Nigerian's knowledge of their "home state" breaks down very quickly.

It would be interesting to do a similar question and answer session on the streets of London, or at a British College.
« Last Edit: 27/03/2011 22:20:11 by CliffordK »
 

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If you go looking you will find enough idiots, especially if you only want a 30 second segment and have around 5 hours of footage to start with.
 

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My wife's friend went to her Bank of America branch to order foreign currency for a trip to the UK. The teller insisted that she would have to get Euros! Fortunately, my wife had warned her in advance that she needed GB Pounds.

I would not expect too many people in the US to know what currency is used in the UK, but you'd hope a bank teller would at least know how to find out.
« Last Edit: 28/03/2011 03:09:51 by Geezer »
 

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It might be quite entertaining to compare the geography I was taught in school with the current reality. I knew I should have kept my jotters!

I seem to remember having to learn a lot of exciting stuff along the lines of -

"The primary cash crop of Uweboland is cassava........"

(BTW, I did Google "Uweboland" just to make sure it does not actually exist, although I would not have been surprised to learn that it did.)
« Last Edit: 28/03/2011 07:34:40 by Geezer »
 

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