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    writer, rider, reader...ex-pat! BethS's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emily Patrice View Post

    Well, that's the problem! Where I come from, we never say "couple" without "of", i.e. "a couple hours" is never heard.
    Most Americans I know would say "a couple hours." When I'm in the US, I live in the South.
    Last edited by BethS; 05-17-2018 at 11:40 PM.

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