I axe you...Why can't blacks pronounc...

I axe you...Why can't blacks pronounce the word 'ASK'?

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fair warning

France

#3 Nov 11, 2007
Benny Blakk wrote:
why do white people everywhere say "dubbya" instead of "double u"??
They don't. But nice job proving his point about blacks inability to refrain from blaming everything on whites or comparing everything thats said about blacks to whites doing it too. Makes me wonder who is actually jealous of whom.

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#7 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
I hear blacks everywhere that are unable to pronounce the word 'ask'[always said as "axe"].
Yet, those same blacks have no problem pronouncing words like 'Task', Mask','Bask', etc.
Can anyone clearly explain this without going into the usual "damn crakka" routine?
wow, is that so? i'm positive that not all those "blacks everywhere" don't know how to pronounce ask. i'm offended by the fact that you are saying it as though only black people say it like that, i hear plenty of YOUTH misspronouncing that word, so i wouldn't go out and say only blacks do it.
Anon

United States

#13 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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O.k., I can deal with that. A southern drawl would lead to people saying it that way. But, the difference is...'dubya' is discernible as 'double-u', but 'AXE' isn't even close to 'ASK', see what I mean?
Both are three-letter words with a short vowel 'a' starting each of them. Their sounds are very similiar, but have completely different meanings.

“glorified work permit”

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Since: Jul 07

Toronto

#14 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
I hear blacks everywhere that are unable to pronounce the word 'ask'[always said as "axe"].
Yet, those same blacks have no problem pronouncing words like 'Task', Mask','Bask', etc.
Can anyone clearly explain this without going into the usual "damn crakka" routine?
Maybe they learned that from REDNECKS!
Anon

United States

#16 Nov 11, 2007
This is a trivial thread: 1) Starting a thread over the pronunciation of a verb....that's anal, and 2) Selectively pinning the mispronunciation of the verb on black people when alot of people from different races do the same thing and on different words.

To answer your question, dialect differences as well as accents account for the mispronuncation of this word. I'm sure all American English speakers know the difference in meaning between asked and 'axed'(which is not a real word) when used in verbal context. It's hard for some people to transition from sound to sound in the moment, so they do the next best thing, which is to improvise.
Nemo

Auburn Hills, MI

#18 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
I hear blacks everywhere that are unable to pronounce the word 'ask'[always said as "axe"].
Yet, those same blacks have no problem pronouncing words like 'Task', Mask','Bask', etc.
Can anyone clearly explain this without going into the usual "damn crakka" routine?
I think they do it just to irratate 'whitey' and impress their friends...They know it's wrong but they do it as a form of rebellion against white "civilized' society...
Bernie

Cleveland, OH

#20 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
I hear blacks everywhere that are unable to pronounce the word 'ask'[always said as "axe"].
Yet, those same blacks have no problem pronouncing words like 'Task', Mask','Bask', etc.
Can anyone clearly explain this without going into the usual "damn crakka" routine?
Why do you scr2w your hound dogs?
connie

Dublin, Ireland

#21 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
I hear blacks everywhere that are unable to pronounce the word 'ask'[always said as "axe"].
Yet, those same blacks have no problem pronouncing words like 'Task', Mask','Bask', etc.
Can anyone clearly explain this without going into the usual "damn crakka" routine?
i think it simply stems from a lack of education with blacks
Dougie

San Francisco, CA

#22 Nov 11, 2007
Bernie wrote:
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Why do you scr2w your hound dogs?
Cause he CAN!

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#23 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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Of course you're 'offended', that's all the rage with blacks these days. As long as you have Sharpton/Jackson you can wail that you are offended by EVERYTHING. As I expected, you whined that you were offended and avoided the question. Your visit here has been useless. Please continue being useless elsewhere.
actually, i'm Kenyan!! so, go ahead and say something about that too.
my visit was indeed useless.

Since: Oct 07

Virginia Beach, VA

#29 Nov 11, 2007
Why do people of other races keep coming to the African-American forum to post racist stereotypical threads? It makes no sense to me. If you truly despise something wouldn't you stay away from it? I hate swimming in the Ocean because I don't want to be eaten by a shark or something, which is the reason why I try to stay away from it as much as possible.
Ezekiel 1_4

Martinez, CA

#30 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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Thanks for posting FW, but...Seriously...I asked [axed] this question looking for a real answer.
The farther into the street culture you get, the thicker the ebonics becomes.
The ghetto is suffering from the ebonic plague!
Go into a business meeting at a major corporation and you won't hear any black many or woman use ebonics or anything like it.
MDJ

Since: Apr 07

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#31 Nov 11, 2007
New_Jerz_ish wrote:
Why do people of other races keep coming to the African-American forum to post racist stereotypical threads? It makes no sense to me. If you truly despise something wouldn't you stay away from it? I hate swimming in the Ocean because I don't want to be eaten by a shark or something, which is the reason why I try to stay away from it as much as possible.
See that's how exactly, how i feel. But maybe, there curious and feel bold to say what they always been thinking on a blog instead of in a black person's face. Good Point!
Bob

Cleveland, OH

#32 Nov 11, 2007
MDJ wrote:
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See that's how exactly, how i feel. But maybe, there curious and feel bold to say what they always been thinking on a blog instead of in a black person's face. Good Point!
Exactly..they werent dare say this to black person..they are cowardly...
Bob

Cleveland, OH

#33 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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First off. I'm not debating anyone here. I 'axed' a simple question. I work at a Military Installation, so my work place is about 80% black. I deal with blacks [many affirmative action disasters] all day, every day. You're right, I'm surprised each and every day.
Ok Lee Harvey
If I was you, I would question things of relevant...like blackwater, military contractors. I would question how , you being a white person, bless with so many opportunites , succeed to level you are. I would face the fact, I am failure. I would face the facts.t Upon thinking this, I would remove my 45 from the holster , and place it in my mouth and tilt it at 45 degree angle and put the trigger.
Anon

United States

#35 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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Research. Not racism.
Wrong, personal observations of a select few does not justify the generalization of the all.

Since: Oct 07

Virginia Beach, VA

#36 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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Research. Not racism.
You don't see me trying to find everything wrong about other races, then going to topics designated mainly for their interests to post negative stuff about them.
bob

Cleveland, OH

#37 Nov 11, 2007
The Truth wrote:
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Research. Not racism.
Jethro Bodean
You simple retard, research?
you dont know first thing about research. Leave the aspiration of being a scientist to people have at least graduated from sixth grade. Research things like why is your daddy and your uncle is the same person? Things like why you live with mom, thinks doing bukkake tricks with your pappy is the best thing since sliced bread and hi top tennis shoes
hot coco

AOL

#38 Nov 11, 2007
BECAUSE WERE AFRICAN AMERICAN

NOT WHITE AMERICAN WE HAVE DIFFRENT VENACULAR
Nemo

Auburn Hills, MI

#39 Nov 11, 2007
Benny Blakk wrote:
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lol
that's a silly assumption! funny, but still wrong!
Hey if you can't say something intelligent, say something funny, right??:o)At least you can leave 'em laughing.....

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