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Britglish questions!

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Britglish questions!

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Oh flist--can you help me? (it's for a fic)

Those things on the roof that channel off water but tend to get clogged with leaves? In the US we call them gutters--is it the same in England?

And: a man and a woman who aren't married but live together in an established relationship? In the US the legalish term is "domestic partners"--is it the same in the UK?

thank you thank you thank you
  • Might be an Americanism--here tights are only the ones that are opaque and usually thick. The ones that only go up to your thigh are "thigh highs" and the ones you wear to work are pantyhose (hideous word) or stockings.

    Thank you!
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