Re: USAGE: [T] -> [f] (formerlyChineseDialectQuestion)
|From:||Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 6, 2003, 9:37|
Staving Nik Taylor:
> > Heh. The pond is the atlantic. Thus, rightpondian is 'on the east of the
> > atlantic', that is, English English, and leftpondian is American English.
>Unless you're looking at a map with south on top, England's on the left,
>and the US is on the right.
I believe such maps were briefly popular in Australia, until people
realised that they made New Zealand higher up.
Australian Passport Control Officer: Do you have a criminal record?
Stephen Fry: I didn't know you still needed one to get in.