Oh you silly Brits and your fake words.. . red: staged we : casualy: mom: Mom: wait you mean you don' t use the word fortnight' in america??? Wait what? Then wh
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Oh you silly Brits and your fake words.

staged we :
wait you mean you don' t use the word
fortnight' in america???
Wait what? Then what do they use?
they ooit have a word
what do you mean they don' t have a word what Kind of
people are thew?
the **** ; is a fortnight
a wort) tor Iwo weeks'
We say "two weeks"
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User avatar #1 - demigodofmadness ONLINE (12/13/2013) [+] (4 replies)
I was under the impression most of us knew what a fortnight was and we just didn't use it.
User avatar #4 - magicalsteve (12/14/2013) [+] (19 replies)
People still use that? I thought it was a middle ages thing...
User avatar #6 to #4 - luthervonappledorf (12/14/2013) [-]
In England, nothing is just from the middle-ages.

We still use furlong for ***** sake.
#18 - magjoeic (12/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
We don't make up silly words, America just forgets them
#117 - mrdrpage ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
MFW Americans call the Drizzly Drop Delicacy Delight Motorized Rollingham an "Ice Cream Truck."
#46 - restfullwicked (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
its a saxon word, short for fourteen nights. like australians saying g'day.
#48 to #46 - anon (12/14/2013) [-]
g'day means fourteen nights?
User avatar #14 - barenoizedub (12/14/2013) [+] (7 replies)
England man here, I have come to say that nobody here commonly uses fortnight but we do all know what it means. Have a good day rest of the world. England man out.
User avatar #58 - dickstick (12/14/2013) [+] (17 replies)
You know what all languages need, a word for the day after tomorrow, ***** annoying to say.
#59 to #58 - superpiccoyoshi (12/14/2013) [-]
Overmorrow is a word that is used to say "the day after tomorrow."
User avatar #17 - technobanana (12/14/2013) [+] (10 replies)
I hate it when people say fortnight lol I am english...
#54 - anon (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Fortnight is short for "Fourteen Nights"   
2 Weeks x 7 Days= 14 Days (Nights)   
Hope i helped
Fortnight is short for "Fourteen Nights"
2 Weeks x 7 Days= 14 Days (Nights)
Hope i helped
User avatar #112 - cubanwhiteman ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (3 replies)
>fourteen nights

******* clever brits, let me tell you.
User avatar #85 - wetpantshaha **User deleted account** (12/14/2013) [+] (12 replies)
Wasn't this on front page 14 days ago?
#89 to #85 - anon (12/14/2013) [-]
You mean..a fortnight ago?
#39 - ltbuttstrong (12/14/2013) [+] (4 replies)
You know why it's called a fortnight?

Because it's fourteen nights
User avatar #19 - monkeysniper (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
America did use fortnight, it's just an older word that has fallen out of common use, like saying something is gay (as in happy)
#44 - dross (12/14/2013) [+] (10 replies)
Pot Noodle
Jogging bottoms

A lot of words I use and American mates go.... sorry what?
User avatar #90 - Swenz (12/14/2013) [+] (26 replies)
If Brits measure being civilized by the amount of words then no one has come close to being as civilized as the Romans yet.
User avatar #128 - JNS (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
fortnight fort night fourteen nights
#135 to #128 - ihatem ONLINE (12/14/2013) [-]
#56 - blacktomcruise (12/14/2013) [-]
I say fortnight...like....the Colonel puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes me crave it fortnightly
User avatar #55 - xdeathspawnx (12/14/2013) [+] (7 replies)
just because some stupid 13 year old on tumblr doesn't know what a fortnight is doesn't mean that all Americans don't understand it. It's just an old fashioned word that barely anybody uses anymore, like doth, thou, nay, or score for 20.
User avatar #15 - danmanjonesnz ONLINE (12/14/2013) [+] (2 replies)
I use fortnight when it applies. From NZ.
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