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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 03-28-2010, 07:46 PM
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Re: Is calling someone a xenophone considered as an insult...

Originally Posted by Cloudygirl View Post
It wasn't a dig at you, I seriously would like to know where in the country that is an endearment. I've lived in the Midlands, in Wales and in Yorkshire and I have family down south and I've not heard that before.
Fair enough. I don't think it is a regional thing as much as a class thing (lower middle?). I currently live in Sussex, with my background in Surrey/Middlesex just outside London. I have heard it used in Scotland.

I don't think it's a good idea, and I wouldn't use it myself (in either context, good or bad), but in the interests of general knowledge I saw no harm in mentioning it. Perhaps that was a mistake.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-05-2010, 02:19 PM
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Re: Is calling someone a xenophone considered as an insult...

This thread is a joke. Its poster is one of the biggest trolls in this forum... just look at his signature.

Keep projecting yourself into others, P.

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