Oh you silly Brits and your fake words.. . red: staged we : casualy: mom: Mom: wait you mean you don' t use the word fortnight' in america??? Wait what? Then wh
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Oh you silly Brits and your fake words.

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Mom:
wait you mean you don' t use the word
fortnight' in america???
Wait what? Then what do they use?
they ooit have a word
what do you mean they don' t have a word what Kind of
people are thew?
the **** ; is a fortnight
a wort) tor Iwo weeks'
We say "two weeks"
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User avatar #1 - demigodofmadness (12/13/2013) [+] (4 replies)
I was under the impression most of us knew what a fortnight was and we just didn't use it.
User avatar #4 - magicalsteve ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (19 replies)
People still use that? I thought it was a middle ages thing...
User avatar #6 to #4 - luthervonappledorf (12/14/2013) [-]
In England, nothing is just from the middle-ages.

We still use furlong for ***** sake.
#18 - magjoeic (12/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
We don't make up silly words, America just forgets them
#117 - mrdrpage (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
MFW Americans call the Drizzly Drop Delicacy Delight Motorized Rollingham an "Ice Cream Truck."
#46 - restfullwicked (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
its a saxon word, short for fourteen nights. like australians saying g'day.
#48 to #46 - anonymous (12/14/2013) [-]
g'day means fourteen nights?
User avatar #14 - barenoizedub ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (7 replies)
England man here, I have come to say that nobody here commonly uses fortnight but we do all know what it means. Have a good day rest of the world. England man out.
User avatar #58 - dickstick (12/14/2013) [+] (17 replies)
You know what all languages need, a word for the day after tomorrow, ***** annoying to say.
#59 to #58 - superpiccoyoshi ONLINE (12/14/2013) [-]
Overmorrow is a word that is used to say "the day after tomorrow."
User avatar #17 - technobanana (12/14/2013) [+] (10 replies)
I hate it when people say fortnight lol I am english...
#125 - Crzychipmunk ONLINE (12/14/2013) [-]
#54 - anonymous (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Fortnight is short for "Fourteen Nights"   
2 Weeks x 7 Days= 14 Days (Nights)   
Hope i helped
Fortnight is short for "Fourteen Nights"
2 Weeks x 7 Days= 14 Days (Nights)
Hope i helped
User avatar #112 - cubanwhiteman ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
>fortnight
>fourteen nights

******* clever brits, let me tell you.
User avatar #85 - wetpantshaha **User deleted account** (12/14/2013) [+] (12 replies)
Wasn't this on front page 14 days ago?
#89 to #85 - anonymous (12/14/2013) [-]
You mean..a fortnight ago?
#39 - ltbuttstrong (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
You know why it's called a fortnight?

Because it's fourteen nights
User avatar #19 - monkeysniper (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
America did use fortnight, it's just an older word that has fallen out of common use, like saying something is gay (as in happy)
#44 - dross (12/14/2013) [+] (10 replies)
Bungalow
Sweetcorn
Pot Noodle
Pasty
Motorway
Jogging bottoms
Crisps
Chips


A lot of words I use and American mates go.... sorry what?
User avatar #90 - Swenz (12/14/2013) [+] (26 replies)
If Brits measure being civilized by the amount of words then no one has come close to being as civilized as the Romans yet.
User avatar #128 - JNS (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
fortnight fort night fourteen nights
#56 - blacktomcruise (12/14/2013) [-]
I say fortnight...like....the Colonel puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes me crave it fortnightly
User avatar #79 - laelaps (12/14/2013) [-]
I don't what the **** these guys are talking about. I'm American and I've always used fortnight, its just that referring to the passage of two weeks rarely comes up in conversation so its not a commonly used word.
User avatar #15 - danmanjonesnz (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
I use fortnight when it applies. From NZ.
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