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From: "Ian Hunter" <>
Subject: RE: Common language?  [was: Strange English Foods.]
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 15:51:41 -0000
In-Reply-To: <00fe01c2f46c$89f6e6a0$87cb1ad3@i0l4o7>

I've missed this, but trust Josi to lower the tone. Not only did I work
for London Rubber making Durex, I also worked for a company where a
secretary rushed out of a director's office shouting *I NEED A RUBBER*.
We assumed she meant and eraser.


Ian Pubby Hunter
Tiptree, Essex

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-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Cunning [mailto:]
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2003 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: Common language? [was: Strange English Foods.]

Yes, in Australia it is. Probably made by the same company? Then too all
ballpoint pens are Biros. Cheers, Bob

----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 1:05 AM
Subject: Re: Common language? [was: Strange English Foods.]

> In an email dated Thu, 27 Mar 2003 1:53:59 pm GMT, "Josephine Kemper"
<> writes:
> >Like asking for a "rubber" in the States!
> >Josi
> In Oz, isn't Durex what we call Sellotape?
> Dave D

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