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Old 10-17-2011, 01:09 PM  
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Have you noticed that the phrase "gone missing" has shown up in the US media? That phrase is a British invention now adopted by the US media.
You are right. I'm sure the missing person doesn't consider this.
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:02 AM  
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Have you noticed that the phrase "gone missing" has shown up in the US media? That phrase is a British invention now adopted by the US media.
My wife has "gone missing" for a week now.

The police told me to prepare for the worst.

So I went back to Good-Will and got her clothes back.
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:10 AM  
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People who add an extra "U" in rumors. I'm wondering if a Canadian spell checker is different from it's southern neighbo"u"r?
Do you mean like...colour, flavour,ect,?

I've been wondering about that myself.
It makes the language look more
French/ English.
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:20 AM  
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As reported, I Googled spellchecker and in fact, they have Canadian, French, etc. I learn something new everyday. As a matter of fact, I hate that phrase, and it kinda ticks me off!
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Old 10-18-2011, 04:05 PM  
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When it takes over an hour to download the update for the iPHone iOS. Then when I open the app for City Profile on my phone to read a thread the phone shuts down the app.
Alrighty! The update for City Profile app fixed the comparability issue with iOS 5. Yeah!
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Alrighty! The update for City Profile app fixed the comparability issue with iOS 5. Yeah!
I'm glad it got fixed.
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Old 10-18-2011, 07:25 PM  
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Do you mean like...colour, flavour,ect,?

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Phonetically speaking, the lack of the "U" seems to make Americans pronounce those words as coler, flaver, laber, and neighber. We actually pronounce them the way you spell them.

Strange but true
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Old 10-19-2011, 04:37 AM  
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i thought the "u" came from british (true) english and has nothing to do with french?...
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Old 10-19-2011, 04:40 PM  
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You are right. I'm sure the missing person doesn't consider this.
I think the perception of abduction creates a sense of fear and xenophobia as where gone missing could be a nonviolent choice.

We are living in one of the safest ages ever, this needs to be reflected in our media. Instead all I see is violence.
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Old 10-19-2011, 09:09 PM  
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Rumour is how it is spelled

Ps. Riponred you have an email very important.....lol
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