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    speakers. My cousin from Jamaica once asked a nice old lady at the post office is he had a "rubber" on her. In British English a rubber is the proper term for an eraser. The look on the lady's face was priceless ( I had to step in an explain) at which point laughs abounded.

    -1.63/ -1.49 "Speaking truth to power" (with snark of course)!

    by dopper0189 on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 03:09:53 PM PDT

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