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Ahem :)
« on: June 26, 2017, 09:24:52 pm »
On a train from London to Manchester, an American was telling off the
Englishman sitting across from him in the compartment.

"You English are too stuffy. You set yourselves apart too much. Look at
I have Italian blood, French blood, a little Indian blood,
and some Swedish blood. What do you say to that?"

The Englishman replied, with a smile, "Very sporting of your Mother."
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Re: Ahem :)
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 07:58:26 am »
If it's not used by a native speaker it's not idiomatic. And idiom trumps grammar every time. Jack Wilkerson†