Cutural differences through acronyms

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  1. Diuretic
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    I was just thinking about how cultural differences can be seen through acronyms, particulary acronyms used to describe the end of the (regular) working week Monday to Friday.

    In the US the culture is work-oriented, busy-busy, nose to the grindstone and so when it comes to Friday it's TGIF - Thank God It's Friday!

    In Australia, well, different culture, we finally get to Friday and it's POET'S Day!

    Poet's Day - Piss Off Early Tomorrow's Saturday!
     
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    Do you have a hump day (Wednesdays) in Australia?

    dog days of summer
    daydream
    month of Sundays - my dad always used this
    the good old days

    this is my favorite acronym

    GOD on the side of a truck = guaranteed overnight delivery
     

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