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GrahamB wrote:Yep , "mum" is used in the UK for what, I believe, you call a "mom" I.e. it's your mother. In the UK we only say "ma'am" to refer to female teachers in very posh schools.
Of course we have a zillion regional dialect. Go north and "my mum" becomes "me mar"
Or maybe "ma dame"...that's probably closer.
gzregorz wrote:so Chris,
did you resist the urge to just tell her to shut up and learn German?
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