crumpets & muffins

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Fri Jan 19 17:58:13 UTC 2001

--- Joe Pickett <Joe_Pickett at HMCO.COM> wrote:
> But I think the Americanization of the Potter books
> actually was fairly
> limited. For instance, Harry's friend Ron often uses
> the word "git" for
> schoolmates he doesn't like. This word is not in
> most American dictionaries
> and is unfamiliar to American kids and to most of
> their parents as well.

Not if they watch Red Dwarf!

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