November 30, 2007

Friday Typography: Killer belt buckles & more

Posted by John Nack at 11:00 AM on November 30, 2007


  • imajes — 6:04 PM on November 30, 2007

    Uh, in the UK, a Hand Job is a euphemism for acertain solirary activity. So the mind boggles when you mention ‘hand job review, with samples’ !!
    [Oh, it means that everywhere… –J.]

  • imajes — 3:36 AM on December 02, 2007

    Fair enough, it’s just that I’ve seen other UK slang used in American magazines in ways that makes us Brits laugh out loud. And asking someone for a shag at a swing do for example, will mean something very different to those not aquainted with swing dancing and the lesser known dances from Carolina.

  • Paul — 2:13 AM on December 03, 2007

    Keep it clean, chaps. Don’t want to give the ex-colonials the wrong impression! Mr. Nack, please accept our very British apologies.
    From an ex-pat in Holland.
    [Heh–we are, as you know, all quite innocent and naive over here. ;-) –J.]

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