A Conversation for Trousers versus Pants

Australia

Post 1

BadZen

In Australia, pants are trousers, trousers are pants, underpants go underneath them, and a "melvin" is a "wedgie".

smiley - laugh


Australia

Post 2

cafram - in the states.

...and then, of course, there's the atomic wedgie smiley - winkeye


Australia

Post 3

Kes

smiley - cdouble


Here too

Post 4

TRiG (Ireland) Not all those who wander are lost

I'd never heard of 'Melvins' before reading this article. I've always known them as 'wedgies'.

(I'm from the republic.)


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Post 5

Captain_Sanity

Clearly the author invented the term "melvin" - marvelous name though it is. Wedgies around the world.


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Post 6

cafram - in the states.

nono! 'Melvin' is in Bill and Ted - the one with the Grim Reaper.


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Post 7

TRiG (Ireland) Not all those who wander are lost

Define, please.


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Post 8

TRiG (Ireland) Not all those who wander are lost

"Bill and Ted - the one with the Grim Reaper"

What on earth are you talking about, cafram?

And while you're about it, what's an atomic wedgie whan it's at home?


TRiG.smiley - biggrin


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Post 9

Gnomon [197]

"Bill and Ted, the one with the Grim Reaper" is the second "Bill and Ted" film, officially known as "Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey". It is an American film.


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Post 10

BadZen

And funny!

smiley - rofl


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