Do you not think...

…the word ambulance is overly complicated for what it is? Stuff like that should be a one syllable word for me.

I looked into it and they’ve literally halved the syllables of the French term it comes from as well. What’s going on? Thought those lads might be involved somewhere.

as with all things it’s the wars fault innit, specifically one of the mid-industrial ones they had to walk around with little stretchers for

Particularly when ‘neenaw’ is right there

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knew this was a bugduv thread from the title.

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That extra syllable compared to asking for the police could be costing lives.

do americans really call a baby’s dummy a ‘pacifier’? seems a bit much.

He’s been on fire in recent days.

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“I need an ambu, stat!”

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wow sounds like he could use an

Should have gone with the succinct German ‘Krankenwagen’

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Apparently I called them nee naw caravans as a kid. Much better name.

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wow didn’t know kranken means suffer

get me a suffer bus, stat!

Take me to the suffer house!

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Nick Cave song right there

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Pretty sure the welsh spelling of this is quite satisfying.

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our paint jobs are a classic case of ‘why not both’
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Just reminded me Ambulance is on tonight. Love it.

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