Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Forum News > The Fire Hydrant


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31  
Old 08-06-2012, 05:37 PM
sillysally's Avatar
sillysally sillysally is online now
Obey the Toad.
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: A hole in the bottom of the sea.
Posts: 4,966
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by puppydog View Post
Not really. We are too busy replastering our mud huts and riding elephants to work.
What!? I thought you rode zebras!
__________________

~Christina--Mom to:
Sally--8 yr old pit bull mix
Jack--6 yr old Labrador
Sadie & Runt--12 yr old calico DSHs
Pickles & Kiwi--3 yr old white winged parakeets
Yoda--1 yr old Quaker parrot
Solo--12 yr old Senegal parrot
Sheena--Quarter Horse--3/24/86-6/23/11--Rest Easy Sweet Girl~




Labs do it in the lake.


Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 08-06-2012, 05:52 PM
*blackrose's Avatar
*blackrose *blackrose is offline
"I'm kupo for kupo nuts!"
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 5,769
Default

Okay, silly question: what is the difference between the United Kingdoms and Great Britain? That always confuses me.
__________________

Abrams, Momma's boy Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Cynder, Daddy's girl little lab muttly
~*~ DOB 4/11/13 ~*~ DOB 1/28/2006 ~*~

Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 08-06-2012, 06:18 PM
sparks19's Avatar
sparks19 sparks19 is offline
I'd rather be at Disney
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 28,252
Default

They may not have seen all of Europe but "I went to Europe" is still accurate. Just like if someone went to Alaska and said "I went to North America". Still accurate. May be just a small part but they still went to North America.

What is the required number of countries visited to make "I am going to Europe" OK?
__________________
Quote:

“Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain. Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure.”


G.K. Chesterton
“Family fun is as necessary to modern living as a kitchen refrigerator.” – Walt Disney






Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 08-06-2012, 06:31 PM
Laurelin's Avatar
Laurelin Laurelin is online now
I'm All Ears
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 28,958
Default

Yup I went to Europe a few years back. I'm also guilty of saying 'I went to the Caribbean' when in actuality I just visited one island.

Or Hawaii, when I went there I just visited one island.
__________________
Mia CGC
Summer TG2 TBAD
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 08-06-2012, 06:38 PM
yoko's Avatar
yoko yoko is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 5,300
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sparks19 View Post
They may not have seen all of Europe but "I went to Europe" is still accurate. Just like if someone went to Alaska and said "I went to North America". Still accurate. May be just a small part but they still went to North America.

What is the required number of countries visited to make "I am going to Europe" OK?
Agree

And I think that's WAAY more accurate when people say 'I'm visiting the states' and go to one state.
__________________
Thank you Vivien and Angel Chicken for the siggy! Also I have been frosted!!! And as of 9/13/07 I know the secret handshake!


Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 08-06-2012, 08:41 PM
Jules's Avatar
Jules Jules is offline
Magic, motherf@%$*#!
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 7,152
Default

If someone visits multiple countries, I am okay with "visiting Europe". If you're visiting France, why not say "I'm going to France"? I don't know.

OT: it's a huuuuge pet peeve of mine when people tell me they are german. Or Italian. Or whatever, when in reality their grand-grandparents were born in Italy and every member since has been an American. What's wrong with being an American?! My ancestry dates back to France... That doesn't make me French.
__________________
A dog is a miracle with paws.
T-Bone, CGC
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 08-07-2012, 12:16 AM
Romy's Avatar
Romy Romy is offline
Taxiderpy
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Olympia, WA
Posts: 9,929
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jules View Post
OT: it's a huuuuge pet peeve of mine when people tell me they are german. Or Italian. Or whatever, when in reality their grand-grandparents were born in Italy and every member since has been an American. What's wrong with being an American?! My ancestry dates back to France... That doesn't make me French.
Some families retain a lot of cultural stuff from their motherland that's different from "normal" (whatever that is? ) Especially in places where families are clannish, like Italy, Greece, Scotland, etc.

I'm 4th generation American descended from a Greek immigrant, but our family is super tight knit and holds a lot of the old values. Plus we keep in contact with our relatives back "home" and feel a close kinship.

What makes me laugh is when people ask someone who looks slightly exotic to them, "So, where are you from?" How about, um, here?
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 08-07-2012, 12:35 AM
AdrianneIsabel's Avatar
AdrianneIsabel AdrianneIsabel is offline
Glutton for Crazy
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 8,893
Default

Get over it Europe.


I jest I jest.
__________________
Sloan von Krigbaum IPO1 CGC BH CD NA NJ PD MJ-N RATI RATN 3/7/10 -
Shamoo NJ-N RATI RATN 3/1/98 -
Phelan du Loups du Soleil CGC RATI 6/15/13 -
Chili Brigades Brover 5/23/14 -

Arnold CGC TDI FD 6/29/04 - 07/05/13
Backup CGC HIC CD SRD SJ-N RATI 12/29/09 - 07/05/13

You were amazing, we did amazing things.


Harmony Canine, relationship based training.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 08-07-2012, 01:22 AM
puppydog's Avatar
puppydog puppydog is offline
Tru evil has no pantyline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 7,498
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sillysally View Post
What!? I thought you rode zebras!
No no. Zebras are for the posh people. Elephants take multiples, like a bus.

I also hate being called European. I am not European, I'm African. Just because I'm white doesn't mean I'm not African. :/
__________________


Run free my special angel. I love you and will miss you forever more. You touched everyone with your light.

Abusive ground RAW feeder since 2009

Blog---> http://bananarepublic-ct.blogspot.com/
Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 08-07-2012, 01:22 AM
Saeleofu Saeleofu is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 9,036
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by *blackrose View Post
Okay, silly question: what is the difference between the United Kingdoms and Great Britain? That always confuses me.
Well, apparently the full name is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" so I take that to mean UK is all-inclusive, while Great Britain includes Scotland, Wales, and England but not Northern Ireland. But all that is just deductive reasoning on my part.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:49 AM.


©1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site