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Thread: Is New Zealand pants?......... or is it trousers?

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    Cool Is New Zealand pants?......... or is it trousers?

    Brits say trousers. Yanks say pants. What do Kiwis say?

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    hehe Pants my son aged 7 newly arrived from uk was asked in class to remove his pants for sport, he got all upset and cried thinking the teacher meant underpants!

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    Both I think. Try jandals, togs and a few others.

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    Shorts

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    And the sweetest thing is to see the 18 year old "schoolboys" on their way to school on a bus on a cold wet day inWelly.

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    Okay - for those of us not there and using our imaginations, explain, please?!

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    Thanks all. Would your average Yank know what I meant if I talked about trousers?

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    Good thread- my son could have got confused himself by this! Will make sure he's primed...

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    Long shorts!! (Just some wild guess )

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