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RE[4]: pants / trousers
by atriq on Thu 8th May 2008 18:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: pants / trousers"
atriq
Member since:
2007-10-18

This is why it is all the more important for us in the US to bring about the demise of the fanny pack!

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RE[5]: pants / trousers
by David on Thu 8th May 2008 18:53 in reply to "RE[4]: pants / trousers"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

So true. That's about the only remaining common usage of the term, and it's truly very unfortunate, and a very unfortunate fashion statement as well. I just with people would call them "belt packs."

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RE[6]: pants / trousers
by sbergman27 on Thu 8th May 2008 20:04 in reply to "RE[5]: pants / trousers"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

This is why it is all the more important for us in the US to bring about the demise of the fanny pack!

That's about the only remaining common usage of the term, and it's truly very unfortunate, and a very unfortunate fashion statement as well.

This (my) post is so tasteless I can't believe I'm doing it. But this is Focus Shift, so what the hell! One down. How many to go? ;-)

http://tinyurl.com/332q8x


Edit: But on a more somber note... look at the name of that jpeg.

Edited 2008-05-08 20:13 UTC

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RE[5]: pants / trousers
by mikesum32 on Thu 8th May 2008 19:47 in reply to "RE[4]: pants / trousers"
mikesum32 Member since:
2005-10-22

Here in the US a pussy is usually not a cat. A biscuit is a cookie, and a scone is a biscuit.

Oh, and we don't use stones as a weight measurement.

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RE[6]: pants / trousers
by aesiamun on Fri 9th May 2008 18:42 in reply to "RE[5]: pants / trousers"
aesiamun Member since:
2005-06-29

Here in the US a pussy is usually not a cat. A biscuit is a cookie, and a scone is a biscuit.

Oh, and we don't use stones as a weight measurement.


In the US a biscuit is a light and fluffy mini thing that are drenched in white gravy or used in breakfast sandwiches.

I've never heard an American refer to a cookie as a biscuit...

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RE[5]: pants / trousers
by JonathanBThompson on Mon 12th May 2008 07:06 in reply to "RE[4]: pants / trousers"
JonathanBThompson Member since:
2006-05-26

Another big one to change the name (and how it is used) is that if you wear it on the fanny, you set yourself up for a much greater chance of having it robbed blind by pickpockets (let's create a new term for specialized ones, "pickfannys") because they're so insecure, if you've not locked it somehow.

I've been known in the past to use one for carrying my wallet/keys/necessities to my reality while on runs, but not facing backwards. Thus, it'd more accurately be called ... well, let's not go there ;)

Never buy fish from a salesman wearing a codpiece! ;)

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