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Sally Caves wrote:

> And what about French "ah beufffff!"

Not to mention "hein?", "euh" "chaiiiii" and "bof".

Dan

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La plus belle fois qu'on m'a dit
          "je t'aime"
                   c'était un mec
                             qui me l'a dit...
Francis Lalane
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tristan Alexander McLeay <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 5:44 AM
> Subject: verbal diarrhoea
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>
> > I was just wondering what various con- and natlangs (and dialects) use
to
> > 'umm' or 'aah'.
> >
> > To start off with, Aussies tend to prefer 'umm', and I understand
Japanese
> > 'anoo' (but I could be wrong).
> >
> > Tristan
> >
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