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Survey shows UK businessmen get ’50% more British’ when in the US

businessmen consciously adopting a certain air of 'je ne sais quoi'Use of ‘Jolly good show’ and ‘Cheers mate’ doubles as soon as they get off the plane.

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2010
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Writer hounded to death by spell-checker left suicide note ‘littered with errors’

'Aaaarrrgh!' (No spelling suggestions)Fred Wilson, 54, was driven to suicide after abandoning his Remington typewriter for a PC with spell-check facility, a court heard today. “He would type a sentence on his computer and then groan as red and green wavy lines appeared on the screen,” said his widow.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2009
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