A few humorous language ‘difficulties’ on WP prompted this ditty from me. A conversation about kilts and pants. And it wasn’t for the first time that comments with a fellow blogger took on a whole other meaning. Google doesn’t translate English to American or vice versa. Not that I know of.
Take a stroll on your sidewalk, my pavement,
Watch your ass or my arse on the kerb
Mind out for your trash and my rubbish
Our differences should not perturb
The fact that your fanny’s a bottom
While ours is a word I can’t say
And a name of a female or eejit
Irn Bru captured in ad for some days.
Your diapers are nappies, our trousers your pants,
Our pants are your underwear,
Your shit is our shite, but fuck is still fuck,
Good lord, it’s confusing, I swear!
You might wear a rubber, while I’d just erase,
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