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Is this name just funny in England?

  1. May 28, 2005 #1
    Is this name just funny in England??

    I've laughed and laughed at this, but it must just be funny in the UK or surely she'd change her name???

    http://www.electraisd.net/alumni/1993_seniors.htm

    Check out the woman on the Right hand side, 5th row down. :surprised

    Is this not funny in the US??
     
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  3. May 28, 2005 #2

    Danger

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    Not in Canada, and we usually catch onto Brit humour quicker than the Yanks do.
     
  4. May 28, 2005 #3

    matthyaouw

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    I reckon that deserves to be submitted to b3ta.com's funny names corner.
     
  5. May 28, 2005 #4

    JamesU

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    I think it's funny. you guys suck :biggrin: :rofl:
     
  6. May 28, 2005 #5

    shmoe

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    I've watched enough British television that the name gave me a chuckle but probably most Canadians wouldn't even notice, it's not in our usual vocabulary.
     
  7. May 28, 2005 #6

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    That's hilarious!

    It can't be real can it? Mind you, with Demetrius Breedlove on the top row, anything's possible.

    Does b3ta know about this?
     
  8. May 28, 2005 #7
    Well Adrian Baker, I did a little research and found the British definitions of "minge" and "minger."

    Now it makes sense. :)

    Since those words are popular in England, you won't get the same reaction from Americans.

    P.S. - I'll NEVER understand British humor!
     
  9. May 28, 2005 #8

    JamesU

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    Brittish humor is a puzzle to all ameicans. in other words, WTF is wrong with you?
     
  10. May 28, 2005 #9

    brewnog

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    AARRRGGGGHGHHHHHHH Don't say that word!

    The two words you highlighted are unrelated.
     
  11. May 28, 2005 #10
    ya.... i don't get it....
     
  12. May 28, 2005 #11
    I know they're unrelated, but they both have weird definitions!
     
  13. May 28, 2005 #12

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    Actually, it is a lot more funny in hausa and fulfulde.
     
  14. May 28, 2005 #13

    brewnog

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    Not really. Most slang words describe a pretty simple concept, as these both do!

    The shorter one is just such a horrible word though. I'd rather use the 4-lettered variant than that!
     
  15. May 28, 2005 #14

    JamesU

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    I looked up minge and minger. This lady needs a husband, and his name
     
  16. May 28, 2005 #15
    Here is dictionary.com's definition of minge (3rd one down) Click here

    Our Brit humour is odd to many - we tend to be a bit crude and totally irreverent too . This doesn't always cross borders too well I must admit!
     
  17. May 28, 2005 #16

    JamesU

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    Comedy Central's "the hollow men" is a prime example of pointless brittish humor
     
  18. May 28, 2005 #17

    brewnog

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    I'm not sure it's British humour. It's just a slang term.
     
  19. May 28, 2005 #18
    i like the hollow men... i hate blue collar tv.. i like comedy central...
    You know whats good british humor? i used to love Absolutely Fabulous.

    (man this quick reply thing is pretty neat)
     
  20. May 28, 2005 #19

    Moonbear

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    It wouldn't stand out in the U.S. The guy below her is named Roach. Hopefully they don't become sweethearts, or else she's not going to do much better taking her husband's name. :tongue2:
     
  21. May 28, 2005 #20
    Bloody hell, what's all this about the minge then. When I first read it I did not get it, but after reading the defenition, I see what you brits are talking about, and it made me giggle *he he he*
     
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