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Why do Fir trees have Pine cones, but Pine trees don't have Fir cones?
Geezer, I have never heard of a corn field without corn......
My guess is that the Mayflower wasn't big enough for a decent dictionary (or a set of measuring jugs).
What I would like to know is who messed up the monetary system. What I mean by this is, a billion pounds is not a million million but a thousand million.
Why do the Americans not seem to understand that "American English" is a contradiction in terms and "British English" only serves to piss off the Welsh and Scots?
Why isn't the King's English taught at the King's College?
Computers have been introducing the use of very large metric prefixes which are now entering into common usage.kilobytesmegabytesgigabytesterabytes, petabytes,... etc.
Quote from: CliffordK on 25/07/2011 18:47:01Why isn't the King's English taught at the King's College?They do - or if they don't my niece has some explaining to do; ie what she has been doing for the last two years if it wasn't English at KCL