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    Hi,
    if I describe my clothes by sayng:
    I am wearing a t-shirt and a pair of pants

    An American will think that I am wearing trousers, while an English will think that I am in underwares. Am I right?
    The difference may be embarassing.. Rip

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    Quote Originally Posted by ripley
    Hi,
    if I describe my clothes by sayng:
    I am wearing a t-shirt and a pair of pants

    An American will think that I am wearing trousers, while an English will think that I am in underwares. Am I right?
    The difference may be embarassing.. Rip
    Try underwear for less embarrassement.

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    oops!
    Rip

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    And be careful about vests too.

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