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    spunk, spunky

    I know a dictionary meaning for this but there is something slangy I can't remember. Can u help please?

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    Re: spunk, spunky

    Quote Originally Posted by Rona 12 View Post
    I know a dictionary meaning for this but there is something slangy I can't remember. Can you help please?
    'Spunk' is a slang word for semen - at least in BE. It's best to avoid it.

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    Re: spunk, spunky

    Wow, ok. Avoid it - probably depends on a context :)
    Thanx.

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    #4

    Re: spunk, spunky

    Oh my!

    In the US, if you say "You showed a lot of spunk" that's NOT what we have in mind!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: spunk, spunky

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Oh my!

    In the US, if you say "You showed a lot of spunk" that's NOT what we have in mind!
    We are learning to accept this in Britain - at least when we hear and see it, but Rover is right - it's best to avoid it in our little islands.

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