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[b]I Said / His Lordship Said... Anglo-American Expressions[/b]


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Espionage context ;

 

BRIT -- A marked bill

AMER -- A planted pretext

 

...(Putting out false information for the apposing intel. service to pick up. The source in your own ranks who produces that false info as fact should then be examined to see if there is a mole in your own ranks.)

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BRIT: Bedsit

AMER: Efficiency

 

Bedsit - This is the kind of accommodation many students live in when they cannot afford anything else. It is basically a single room with a bed, cooker, table and sofa. You would normally share the bathroom. The nearest thing we have in the US is an efficiency.

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