Re: [MOL] re canadians/accents [02299] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] re canadians/accents



We say buzz off too but it is said in a rude, angry way. Fluff off is a
gentle way of saying you were brushed off, ignored. At least it doesn't
mean flatulence. LOL.
Christine

At 03:43 PM 26/10/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Just had to throw my two cents in...Christine, you say "fluff off" while 
>Americans whould say buzz off or ignore, depending on the situation.  And 
>I can just hear Mam's response ringing in my ears..."Bloody no I don't 
>mate...its those bloody Yanks that do!"
>
>God Bless the diversity!  It's the stuff that makes the usual unique and 
>the mundane fun!
>John
>
>Christine White wrote:
>> 
>> I, as a Canadian, agree that it is you Americans who have the accent,
>> especially certain states. LOL. I was raised in Quebec. When I moved to
>> Ontario, I was told I have a french accent. I can speak french, but my
>> mother tongue is english. How could I possible have a french accent!
>> Sometimes I think people just imagine an accent because they expect to hear
>> one.
>> Christine
>> Do you have an accent Mam?
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