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Old 21st October 2009, 09:25 AM   #68
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Originally Posted by dychui View Post
Ben, I'm glad you put this up. Because if you take a walk around Getafe and Madrid you're bound to see a graffiti that says "RAPE" all over it and it's quite disturbing for us English speakers
Not about false friends, but this reminds me of when oil seed rape was first introduced into the UK as a cash crop.It harvesting requires slightly different techniques to that of other crops and a local farmer in the village where I lived had allowed the equipment manufacturers to hold an exhibition in his fields. For days, to the consternation of our female population, a huge sign pointed off the main road to our village proclaiming, "Rape Demonstration". I hope it attracted the right sort of people.
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