29 December 2011

“Crisps, lollies or biscuits?”

“Crisps, lollies or biscuits?” she said as she paid attention to passengers in each row.

It was only after I heard it for the seventh or eighth time that I realized how foreign

those words would be to someone unfamiliar with the Queen’s English, or any of it’s

colonial derivatives.

NZ673, Auckland to Dunedin, 2 Nov 2011

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