A Conversation for How To Be a Tour Guide

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Post 1

cafram - in the states.

NEVER mix up Australians and Poms, or Australians and Kiwis.

That's Brits and New Zealanders for all you uneducated-types out there...smiley - winkeye


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Post 2

Ashley

Good point - I'll add that now.

Cheers


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Post 3

J'au-æmne

under the 'tour guides must make things up' header
4.5 thousand million metric tons should be metric tonnes. smiley - smiley


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Post 4

Ashley

According to the OED they can both be used.

I'm open to suggestions though smiley - winkeye


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Post 5

J'au-æmne

isn't it tonne because you specify metric?


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Post 6

Demon Drawer

Joanna's I've just checked and he is actually correct although tonne is never used for the Imperial measurement and is the normal standard for the metric usage.


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Post 7

Cloviscat

...which just serves to prove what a thankless bl**dy job it is...


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Post 8

J'au-æmne

happily they aren't pronounced differently...


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