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    And don't forget that in the UK, we have 'arses', not 'asses'.

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    I'll try to remember that.

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    #13
    "ass" is not considered proper in Chinese though.

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    #14
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    "ass" is not considered proper in Chinese though.
    No, it's not proper. But it's not improper either. That is, it depends on the situation. It certainly would not be considered appropriate in formal speech situations.

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