[mythtv-users] MythTV requires a better name

F Peeters (MythTV) francesco at fampeeters.com
Wed Sep 19 19:30:43 UTC 2007

On Wed, September 19, 2007 16:49, James Orr wrote:
> I live in the US, but am British.  A friend of mine got thrown out of his
> classroom when he asked a new female american teacher for a rubber.  He
> was
> quite mystified as to what he had done wrong.
> I've lived here for over 10 years now, and most of my vocabularly has
> become
> thoroughly americanized, but I occaisionally still slip in a british (or
> even scottish) word and not realize the people I'm talking to don't
> understand it.
> However, the major language differences were already known through
> american
> TV shows and movies.  The biggest surprise I had was that the toilet flush
> is on the wrong side here.

There's an urban myth about a Brit that tells his US colleague "I'm gonna
grab a rubber from the cupboard and then I'll go outside and have a fag!" 

That'll raise some eyebrows!!!!

F Peeters
  PC-Chips M863G Geode - NVidia 440 - Hauppauge PVR250
  Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) - XFCE - MythTV 0.20 - Xine
  Panasonic NV-VHD1 VCR/DVD player case modded to fit it all in...

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