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Translation please

I'll repeat my question here, as it is just sort of hanging on the end of UPL's horrifying report on the state of the English language.
"What is a 'Beeb'?"

Posted at 1st Apr 2008 - 03:50PM   Posted by Pondside   Translation please Comments: 9

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Unpeuloufoque's Avatar British Broadcasting corporarion ( or is it company) BBC to you dear..you know those nivcely spoken men who do the world service...

Posted by: Unpeuloufoque on 1st Apr 2008 at 03:56PM

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Snailbeachshepherdess's Avatar LaughingLaughingLaughingLaughing

Posted by: Snailbeachshepherdess on 1st Apr 2008 at 03:57PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar The wonderful BBC - HS worked for them in Glasgow and we thank them very much for the voluntary redundancy they gave him . . .

Posted by: Westerwitch on 1st Apr 2008 at 03:59PM

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Pondside's Avatar Thenk yew, thenk yew. In the interests of international understanding, sometimes this colonial needs a little translation!

Posted by: Pondside on 1st Apr 2008 at 04:03PM

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Or even more affectionately known in colloquial English as Auntie Beeb

Posted by: Miss penelope on 1st Apr 2008 at 04:18PM

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Faith's Avatar Not to be confused with a boob of course!Laughing

Posted by: Faith on 1st Apr 2008 at 05:12PM

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Milla's Avatar Same here, WW, I scooped a nice voluntary redundancy when pregnant with T11. Felt bad - public money and all that - but really, they only had themselves to blame having "forgotten" that when the cricket is on, they have to produce double programming, Test Match Special on Long Wave and normal progs on FM, thereby needing to save 1M to claw back the necessary cash to fund it. Since they'd been doing it for about 60 years, it was all rather unimpressive.

Posted by: Milla on 1st Apr 2008 at 06:39PM

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Frances's Avatar Over here in New York, I definitely know what Beeb is.

And, thanks to my lovely laptop, can listen to it while I write and read and click on this site.

xo

Posted by: Frances on 2nd Apr 2008 at 01:49AM

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Pondside's Avatar Hmmmm - must figure out how to do that!

Posted by: Pondside on 2nd Apr 2008 at 02:33AM

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