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To point out to Americans that trump means fart in the uk?

(34 Posts)
KarlosKKrinkelbeim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:48:25

"I've just done a Donald" has become common parlance in this housr

potbellyroast Mon 07-Nov-16 19:50:13

Isn't it just a Yorkshire / Northern saying?

KarlosKKrinkelbeim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:51:08

I am northern.
Are you demeaning my dialect?

Leanback Mon 07-Nov-16 19:52:28

People down south don't say trump?

KarlosKKrinkelbeim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:53:28

They do in this house. Or did. Now they say Donald

ineedamoreadultieradult Mon 07-Nov-16 19:53:42

I'm from Yorkshire and we always said trump for fart. Now I'm in the North East everyone just seems to say fart. However I don't think they care what they sound like to us what with their fanny packs and all.

Boundaries Mon 07-Nov-16 19:54:35

I think if it might put an additional few people off voting for him, do it...

MrsExpo Mon 07-Nov-16 19:55:01

Not at all unreasonable IMO. In fact I did exactly that recently and they thought it summed him up perfectly, which tells you their voting intentions I suppose.

ChicRock Mon 07-Nov-16 19:56:02

I love how some of the news reporters are referring to voters that are reluctant to admit they're voting for Trump as "silent Trumpers".

SquedgieBeckenheim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:56:29

DH and I are originally southeners - we say trump as one of our many words for farts. It's not just a northern thing!
Don't think it'll put people off voting for him if they aren't bothered by his racism/sexism etc

ErrolTheDragon Mon 07-Nov-16 19:56:37

I hadn't come across it till we moved to Lancashire.

Something on which Lancashire and Yorkshire agree has to be right.

Artandco Mon 07-Nov-16 19:57:43

I love how a fart could president

KarlosKKrinkelbeim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:57:50

I was tempted to suggest that the thought of making themselves a global laughing stock might give them pause but something tells me that boat has sailed

KarlosKKrinkelbeim Mon 07-Nov-16 19:58:31

Oh and chortle at silent trumpers
Silent but deadly

Millionsmom Mon 07-Nov-16 20:02:52

Nellie the elephant usd to make me giggle every time it came on 'A hand full of songs'.
grin 'silent trumpers'

The sad thing is, most Americans I know don't have the ability to laugh at themselves. So best not to point it out.

AudreyBradshaw Mon 07-Nov-16 20:04:08

Silent trumpers. Snigger. NW (Manchester) here and trump is a fart.
We also call it a bum laugh or a fluff in our house

Olympiathequeen Mon 07-Nov-16 20:05:02

My tv never shows the full screen and tonight said RUMP FOR WHITEHOUSE?

Artandco Mon 07-Nov-16 20:12:01

South east originally, and we said trump and fart

Artandco Mon 07-Nov-16 20:13:05

Olympia- you might just have a dodgy tv, but have you actually checked your screen settings? Some block off the sides so maybe it can be changed?

grumpymcgrumpypants Mon 07-Nov-16 20:14:55

Silent Trumpers Snort

originalmavis Mon 07-Nov-16 20:15:00

I used to find it amusing.. actually Trump Towers still makes me snigger. The prospect of a Trump in the White House doesn't.

Grilledaubergines Mon 07-Nov-16 20:15:02

Surrey here and trump is pretty standard. Not a northern thing at all.

Artandco Mon 07-Nov-16 20:16:03

In the film Borat, doesn't he try and go to poo outside trump towers?

originalmavis Mon 07-Nov-16 20:16:26

His mouth does look a bit anus like...

StarryIllusion Mon 07-Nov-16 20:16:29

Only if you are aged 10 or under. I have never heard an adult say trump unless talking to a small child.

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