“guess who Lois?”

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#22746 Feb 2, 2013
Grace Nerissa wrote:
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lol
and here's another..
SPECIFIC... PACIFIC!
WHen she was small, my daughter said Basketti instead of Spahgetti

“guess who Lois?”

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#22747 Feb 2, 2013
Brighteyes9 wrote:
Here's one close to home folks...... A little history first.
Boomer grew up in the New England states (Connecticut to be specific) and a few years back he had a guest on his show that lead a group in relaxation. It was called Laughter Yoga. I was listen to him on the radio and he announced that this lady he had on his Program today teaches.......
Wait for it.....
Wait for it.....
Lafta Yoger.
Needless to say I was LOFLMAO.
OR....
when he said he used to wear a parker when he lived in Connecticut...
I said, "you wore what?"
A parker he replied.
I finally figured out he was talking about a Parka, as I new it. So I have to live with strange words at our home front and do not have to go anywhere. But it is wonderful to have them pop up now and then to get a good giggle.:)
Sorry I outed you Boomer....Love you!
does that "love you" at the end get you out of trouble??? LMAO!!!

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#22748 Feb 2, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>yep, VEGAS brings the world to us!!! LOL!!! I wonder if Macau is anything like Vegas?
Sadly my trips outside the US have been limited so I can't say I've been to Macau.....or even Monte Carlo.

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#22749 Feb 2, 2013
Flower-Child wrote:
Lady El ... I am 9 days out of surgery and slowly on the mend ... hope you, P and the 4 legged one's have been well ... hope everyone else has been well, too! Have a very nice day ...
in the 70's and sun is shining ... sending warmth and sunshine you way ... Love, FC <3 ...
I hope it all went well and you are mending nicely FC.

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#22750 Feb 2, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>how do they pronounce those words? I don't often hear them mispronounced in Canada ...
Seriously? I think Webster's would say "LIE BRAR EEE (long e); and similar for NUKE LEE ER. There's no 'x' in ask.

My degree is in English :-)

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#22751 Feb 2, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>WHen she was small, my daughter said Basketti instead of Spahgetti
what small child didn't call it basketti??? I'm sure I did

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#22752 Feb 2, 2013
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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Sadly my trips outside the US have been limited so I can't say I've been to Macau.....or even Monte Carlo.
If I ever get to the south of france I would want to see Monte Carlo as well.

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#22753 Feb 2, 2013
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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Seriously? I think Webster's would say "LIE BRAR EEE (long e); and similar for NUKE LEE ER. There's no 'x' in ask.
My degree is in English :-)
That is how people here say those words.... I did see the discusions of Nuclear pronounciations .. but how else do people say Library?

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#22754 Feb 2, 2013
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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what small child didn't call it basketti??? I'm sure I did
yes, but my kid said it the cutest!!! LOL!!

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#22755 Feb 2, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>yes, but my kid said it the cutest!!! LOL!!
Of course! That goes without saying Franko!

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#22756 Feb 2, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>That is how people here say those words.... I did see the discusions of Nuclear pronounciations .. but how else do people say Library?
I've only heard Lie Berry.

And it is not Twenty Thirteen it's Two Thousand Thirteen. This, 0, is a zero, a number; this, "O" is an o, a letter. In phone numbers and addresses people inevitably say the letter in place of the number. 000000000. It's a ZERO people not an ooooooooo!

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#22757 Feb 2, 2013
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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Brighteyes, don't you remember our email when she (Flower Child/FC) says she made her hotel reservations & I picked Ft Wayne because she was flying in?
Don't know where the communication broke down. I was always of the understanding we were hooking up in Ft Wayne.
I do not understand where it broke down either. We knew that FC had reservations in Ft. Wayne because we asked where she as staying and the price. Boomer and I were talking about Muncie as a place to stay for the night. Our calendar says Ft. Wayne.

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#22758 Feb 2, 2013
Hope you are feel better soon Flower Child.

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#22759 Feb 2, 2013
RMQuinn37 wrote:
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I've only heard Lie Berry.
And it is not Twenty Thirteen it's Two Thousand Thirteen. This, 0, is a zero, a number; this, "O" is an o, a letter. In phone numbers and addresses people inevitably say the letter in place of the number. 000000000. It's a ZERO people not an ooooooooo!
Hmm yes lie berry ... I've heard that,.. but only from Americans ... it's not done here ...

weird huh?

The "oh" makes sense though, it's so much easier to say instead of zero .... I mean to say "triple oh" instead of "zero zero zero" .. so much easier ....

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#22760 Feb 3, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>That is how people here say those words.... I did see the discusions of Nuclear pronounciations .. but how else do people say Library?
Some tend to say it as "libry" rather than library.

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#22761 Feb 3, 2013
Ah yes....but can you pronounce this....



Good Morning Everyone!

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#22762 Feb 3, 2013
franko wrote:
<quoted text>Hmm yes lie berry ... I've heard that,.. but only from Americans ... it's not done here ...

weird huh?

The "oh" makes sense though, it's so much easier to say instead of zero .... I mean to say "triple oh" instead of "zero zero zero" .. so much easier ....
Then you're gonna get stuck or the wrong number because a zero is not an "oh".

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#22763 Feb 3, 2013
tony1003 wrote:
<quoted text>Some tend to say it as "libry" rather than library.
And you're the educator aren't you Tony? Can't you just smack 'em?

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#22764 Feb 3, 2013
Brighteyes9 wrote:
Hope you are feel better soon Flower Child.
Adding my good wishes to those
of your for 'Flower Child.'
and happy Sunday to you B, and to all here.

Yes it's funny about language,
and the differences there are;

how the English prefer not to sound
the 'R' at the end of a sentence..
where Americans sound it strongly...

Over here too, we have our idiosyncrasies!

we put 'but' at the end of a sentence,
for no particular reason 'I can see'.. lol

ie>

'I bought a nice bunch of flowers,
though they were very dear, but'!!!

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#22765 Feb 3, 2013
correction:

that should be
'prefer not to sound R at the end of
a word..ie> after, butter, etc...

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