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Old 06-22-2006, 06:23 AM   #1
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So...my boss is thinking of looking for translators in New Zealand - should be a bit cheaper than in Europe

I know they speak english, but do they use british or american spelling, or do they have their own special spelling rules?
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I think it may be britishing spelling
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yeah I'd assume british as well seeing that they were created from the brits...(and the US really just changed things to be difficult )
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ummm, yea i think we use british spelling, but its not all that different from american, i just get caught up with the spelling of colour? color? ahhh one way is american one way is british/nz? The joys of spending too much time on the internet!

NZ is an awesome place! Although i can't compare to Europe! and i can't wait till i go to europe! But i imagine that it would be a lot cheaper! unless you live in Auckland or Wellington maybe?
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hey mooloo,
i hope you're living in Wanga-vegas under protest. it was lookin' good last time i was home, the ave has changed, but still full of old people.
any other goss i should know about?
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(PLUSCREW @ Aug 25 2006, 11:18 PM) [snapback]136693[/snapback]</div>
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hey mooloo,
i hope you're living in Wanga-vegas under protest. it was lookin' good last time i was home, the ave has changed, but still full of old people.
any other goss i should know about?

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Someone else from Wangas! Never thought that i would find someone else from here on tpunk! Goss in Wangas? Yeah Right! Nothing exciting happens here, you should know that! Although i do think it is quite a pretty town, i just wouldnt want to stay here for more than a day or two if i was travelling! Not really here under protest, more because its a lot cheaper than going out on my own in the 'real world', may be moving to CHCH next year though! Then a year or so later finally going on my OE, have study to attend to in the mean time!

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definatly british.

didnt really think nz had much of a foregin langauage translator market. its not even a prerequisit to learn another langauage at schools there. very very few bother...good luck tho
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Lol last i heard Waganui was homicide capital for NZ?? lol there some goss for you! River still rocks if ya into rowing tho! Nice to see some kiwis!
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yeh, those 3 years of french at high school were a complete waste of time. unless i wanted to go to akaroa and behave like typical french southerner. i got howled at by a parisian to stop butchering their mother tongue and to please speak english. cant blame a kid for trying.
my cuz-in-law speaks french, spanish and one other i think, shes got a cool job working with the french rally car drivers during the WRC when it comes down under. so there are a few multilingual kiwis out there.
im having fun trying to get my tongue around italian at the moment. 1 year on and im almost fluent. living in the culture makes a huge difference. if only my 4th form french teacher could see me now!!
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