to expect people to use the terms 'kayak' and 'canoe' properly?
NotQuiteCockney · 26/07/2007 18:07
I am just thinking about buying a canoe. Canoes are open boats. Kayaks are the closed ones. Yes, really. I'm Canadian. I would know!
But thanks to British confusion, the terms seem to be used randomly on ebay.
NotQuiteCockney · 26/07/2007 18:20
Right, I'm making iced tea now.
And I'm going to call it 'tea'.
Seriously, it's bloody annoying, I've had arguments with brits about it. It's hardly important, but it's irritating, you'd think if you were selling one you'd know the right name!
DontCallMeBaby · 26/07/2007 18:34
It's not terribly unreasonable to expect people selling stuff on Ebay to call it by the right terms, it helps with the selling, after all. However my MAIN reason for wanting to get this one right ALWAYS is that I got corrected on it at Christmas. By a three-year-old. Bah.
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