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Watching the BBC newscast on IPTV (11 PM, broadcast channel 12).
 
They are reporting on the New Hampshire primary vote where Hillary Clinton has won.
 
The video is of her waving to the crowd and smiling BIG.  The (supposedly) Live/at-the-scene reporter says: 
 
"She is grinning from ear to ear like a split watermelon."
 
Must be a 'Britishism'./DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/hehe.gif
 

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The British have a way with words.
 

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It's not any British saying that I have ever heard. It is certainly one I heard as a kid in Kansas though........................:D
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Not an Englishism, or a Scotchism or a Welshism. Not sure what a Britishism would be, I have heard it used but never been able to clarify what it meant.

Not too many Watermelons in the UK.

BBC America is now showing One Hour news segments in the evening, there was a wonderful piece the other day about Change - the new buzz word.
 

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Rod
 do you realize that THING from the Adams family is on your left shoulder???
 

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:DMarty, you noticed:D I had to cut my pic from a family photo/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/blush.gif But thats ok, I can now call my grand daughter "Thing":D
"Hey Katie, Uncle Marty in Nebraska calls you  "Thing"/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/laugh.gif    
  (NOT)
Rod
 
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