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RE: [Aroid-l] RE: Amorphophallus cv. "Wilbert`s Surprise"!!

  • Subject: RE: [Aroid-l] RE: Amorphophallus cv. "Wilbert`s Surprise"!!
  • From: "Alistair Hay" <ajmhay@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 13:43:06 +1000

In spite of the Wiki-definition, pom or pommie generally refers to the English, not the British.

Some will have noticed that my name is Scottish :-)


From:  Hermine <hermine@endangeredspecies.com>
Reply-To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
To:  Discussion of aroids <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
Subject:  RE: [Aroid-l] RE: Amorphophallus cv. "Wilbert`s Surprise"!!
Date:  Sun, 25 Mar 2007 15:08:17 -0700
>At 10:43 AM 3/25/2007, you wrote:
>>what the heck is a POM?
>on  A DOG LIST  it would mean Pomeranian. sometimes it means a
>British Person, and I no longer know if it is a derogatory term
>since i have so many limey and relatives, this sort of slang passes
>between us without any rancor, other than the usual, enjoyed by
>close chums and so forth.
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