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    #21

    Re: Chill your tits

    I agree that "Chill your ____" is really too impertinent for anyone to say. (Even if we are thinking it!)

    I remember how shocked we were when a mother called us some years back and was upset because her teenaged American daughter had become angry and yelled:

    "Oh, mother! Don't get your panties in a bundle!"


    I have no idea what angry American teenagers in 2014 say when they want their parents to calm down.

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    #22

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It sounds to me like no-one knew what they were selling or buying!
    You shoudn't be surprised. 25 years ago Polish people still had to learn Russian. It was the compulsory one. Only my generation got the possibilty to choose. Therefore, eldery people in Poland hardly ever speak English. Such a piece of history

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    #23

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    See if you can return the shirt. If not, cut it up and use it for cleaning rags.

    I remember seeing pictures of young children in some Asian countries wearing shirts with the F-word on it. I hope the parents who chose those outfits were illiterate in English.
    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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    #24

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    You never know what teenagers are going to say.


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    #25

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    Never mind knowing what they're going to say, most of the time, after they've said it, I don't understand what they said.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #26

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    It seems like a joke.

    Yeah, it's just a rude joke to tell a woman to calm down...

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    #27

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    I notice a couple of people have inferred that this expression can only be used for a woman. I believe this is wrong.

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    #28

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    "Tits" usually refers to women.

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    #29

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    The Urban Dictionary entry (which you can find here again in case you don't want to go back to page 1) certainly suggests it can be directed towards either sex.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #30

    Re: Chill your tits

    I'm sure it can be directed at men in the same way that "Don't get your knickers in a twist" sometimes is. In the contexts in which I hear this expression, "knickers" can only refer to a woman's undergarment.
    Last edited by JMurray; 02-Oct-2014 at 01:53.

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