Jfkaua From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1000 posts, RR: 3 Posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks ago) and read 3009 times:
1. You find cricket to be boring but watch golf, bowling or curling on TV.
2. When you see anyone at all pass by you on the road, you greet them with a
"Howz it goin", "Whassup" or "How you doin" and keep walking on.
3. You express sarcasm with "Yeah, right."
4. You think everyone in the world knows about the O.J. Simpson case.
Aloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 8522 posts, RR: 46 Reply 12, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2853 times:
"You use "your" in place of the proper 'you're.' "
OK, since that can o' worms has been opened...
it's instead of its
there instead of their
there instead of they're
(verb)-ize instead of (verb)-ise
would of instead of would've; my biggest hatred, what kind of crap is "would've" anyway?
license instead of licence
color instead of colour
trunk instead of boot
were instead of we're
were instead of where
tho instead of though
thru instead of through
and make a lot of "vowel mistakes" like perminent instead of permanent
Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
Venus6971 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 1432 posts, RR: 1 Reply 23, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2701 times:
Hey we don't habla English anyway, we speak bad American English and Spanish with a little Cherokee here in Oklahoma. Yea I know we are getting our heads handed to us now. The state will be mourning until the start of spring football.
To all the South Americans and Europeans on this thread, you guy's got to stop getting your information about Americans from Hollywood and CNN.
Its not bragging if you can do it and show it regulary.