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antedeluvian   2/17/2017 11:11:18 AM
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South African English is close to English English, so maybe these will work

What I say:

Can you put the bagels in a packet?

What I mean:

Can you put the bagels in a bag?

What they hear:

Can you put the bagels where?

 

What I say:

Do you want a lift?

What I mean:

Do you want a ride?

What they hear:

Do you want me to raise you off the floor?

 

What I say:

I have to fetch the kids from school

What I mean:

I have to pick up the kids from school

What they hear:

What? Only dogs fetch

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