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Your thoughts about Licorice

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Licorice
post 20.Mar.2013, 04:23 PM
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Joined: 20.Mar.2013

Hello,

We are looking for Swedish people, to share their thoughts about Licorice with us.
We would like to ask you to fill in our survey, which you can find on the link below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/140BbQ8nGhQ...6E9_jc/viewform

Thank you very much.
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Johno
post 20.Mar.2013, 04:51 PM
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Joined: 23.Jul.2008

You are asking about Dutch branded liquorice (note better spelling) on a site for English speaking folks with an interest in Sweden, and think you will get responses from Swedish people who by the way have their own perfectly good brand of liquorice and whose second choices might be Finnish liquorice or English Bassets ! Clearly your research is not going to be worth much.
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007
post 21.Mar.2013, 09:03 AM
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Location: Stockholm
Joined: 2.Apr.2006

QUOTE (Johno @ 20.Mar.2013, 05:51 PM) *
liquorice (note better spelling) on a site for English speaking folks

not better, british. licorice is also for english speaking folks ;p
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skogsbo
post 21.Mar.2013, 09:35 AM
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Joined: 20.Sep.2011

I'll skip the irrelevant survey (i'm not Swedish and don't eat the dutch product), but growth of the raw material product, is very interesting. smile.gif
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Peter Thomas
post 21.Mar.2013, 03:50 PM
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Joined: 31.Jul.2012

QUOTE (7 @ 21.Mar.2013, 09:03 AM) *
not better, british. licorice is also for english speaking folks ;p

Liquorice is indeed the British spelling therefore better. Licorice is for those who speak English, but not very well. I.e. those from North America. smile.gif
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skogsbo
post 21.Mar.2013, 05:00 PM
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Joined: 20.Sep.2011

perhaps the founding fathers were good at maths instead, which would explain the very poor spelling of English that developed over there?! wink.gif

Do Aussies and Kiwis have their own version of English?
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markusd
post 24.Mar.2013, 07:50 AM
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Joined: 8.Dec.2009

"Liquorice is indeed the British spelling therefore better"

Why is it better to be inefficient?
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johnjohn
post 24.Mar.2013, 08:03 AM
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Joined: 10.Dec.2010

I try, often to no avail, to suppress any thoughts about licorice.
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Hamsterdam
post 24.Mar.2013, 09:55 AM
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Joined: 25.Mar.2012

QUOTE (markusd @ 24.Mar.2013, 07:50 AM) *
"Liquorice is indeed the British spelling therefore better". Why is it better to be inefficient?

No it's better to be correct.
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