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Marketing bollocks, buzzword bingo, or your mum saying "fudge" when she really wants to swear like a trooper. Let's ride the hockey stick curve of this top hat product, solutioneers.

Thanks to simbosan for the idea

(, Thu 8 Apr 2010, 13:13)
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marriage
it's a fucking register office not registry! You even hear this on tv, really pisses me off
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 13:33, closed)
you are wrong
registry is the act or state of being registered, or a registry is a place where the register is kept.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 13:47, closed)
err.....
go to your nearest one and take a look at the big sign on the wall outside.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 13:56, closed)
it says Devon Registration Service

(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 13:59, closed)
....
must be a Devon thing?
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:04, closed)
All the councils list it as Register Office.
Well, the ones I've just browsed through. About 4.

www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=registry+office&meta=
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:00, closed)
despite the above
I found the same, so partly retract my original argument.

however, it's not like registry is a made-up, or inappropriate word. It is an office where registry takes place.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:02, closed)
It seems
the plural of register is registries in this context.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:06, closed)
Get 'em telt, you boffins!
Does it matter? Gays can get married now so it's like, marriage is gay.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:06, closed)
going to have
to nick 'telt' for use later on.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:08, closed)
It's a grand word!
Do it justice.
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:11, closed)
will do.
ta
(, Thu 15 Apr 2010, 14:17, closed)

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