annihilator1100 at hotmail.com
Sat May 2 22:55:32 PDT 2009
Agreed. My Dad was born and raised in Europe until age 19, and I always thought his way of speaking was a bit queer.
Speaking of queer, ever paid much attention to how funny the speech of many individuals of certain "orientation" sounds?
Quite a few rainbow stickers here in the Pac NW, get introduced to it whether you want to or not.
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> From: thoy at clearwire.net
> To: gpzlist at micapeak.com
> Subject: RE: Orientals?
> Date: Sat, 2 May 2009 21:30:30 -0700
> Listen, from English teacher in America who loves his old GPz, Brits talk
> funny, no matter how they're orientated.
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> To: Kawasaki GPZ1100 discussion
> Subject: Re: Orientals?
> > Regardless of Mr Steve's orientation ... It really doesn't matter: it's a
> > matter of personal taste. Orientated is currently preferred use in general
> > British use. Oriented is prevalent in technical use, and in the US.
> > What happened to your 955i Steve? LOL
> > http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/orientated?qsrc=2446
> > orientated: verb (used without object), -tatâ‹…ed, -tatâ‹…ing. to orient.
> > past tense
> > http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orientated
> > Try teaching English to "Orientals"? OMG! Don't get unorganized teaching
> > English in China because, then you would actually disorganized. Chinese
> > are often have learnt or learned [another brit thing] from the Britons
> > My bloody head hurts, now.
> > ________________________________
> > Steve Northrop <blackgpz at rochester.rr.com>
> > ......parts are orientated.....
> > Orientated is not a word, just like irregardless (pet peeve).
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