Re: [NTLK] OT - Do you speak BBC English?

From: Lord Groundhog <>
Date: Mon Sep 03 2007 - 12:11:57 EDT

~~~ On 2007/09/03 08:50, matthiasm at wrote ~~~

> But it is even more amusing that GB has now largely adopted
> the German word "Handy" for wireless phones.

We have? Cool!

I've not heard it here yet, and I travel a fair bit. I have heard it used
in Germany from time to time though. I'll have to listen out for it in the
UK. It's a great word.

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