The Bees Knees

Discussion in 'Evolution of Language' started by Patsy Faye, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. Tom Galty

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    No your first example is the word cheering nothing to do with the word cheers.

    In England the reply of Cheers to some one means to different things.

    The first is a thank you for your comment and you agree with what they said

    The second if the letter O is put in front because they insulted you.
     
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  2. Ken Anderson

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    Not true at all. I even used the word. The thing that comes out of your mouth when you are cheering are known as cheers. Some are spontaneous, while others (such as with a cheerleader) are predetermined. Cheerleaders lead cheers.
     
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  3. Patsy Faye

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    Cheers = thankyou
    Cheers = a 'toast' to you
    CHEERS - a FAB sitcom !
     
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  4. Tom Galty

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    That's it Cheers= Thankyou.

    I always get a blank look when I use the term in America.

    PS 5 weeks to go till I'm there again.
     
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    Really ! Fab !
    Where are you going to ?

    @Tom Galty
     
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  6. Tom Galty

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    Vegas for 26 days
     
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    I withdraw all my wrongful use of th word cheers. I guess I got my take from the Australians, meaning now I don't know what the Sam Hill they meant.
     
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  8. Patsy Faye

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    I guess you've been before - have a good un :)
     
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  9. Tom Galty

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    Do take great delight when at the Poker Tables in Vegas talk about on a cold winters day in England I start my morning off having a FAGGOT
     
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  10. Patsy Faye

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    Oooer ...........:p
     
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  11. Ken Anderson

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