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Starbucks Anarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-27-06 02:50 AM
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63. It's not pronounced "President Bush."
It's pronounced "Raging Asshole of the Apocalypse."
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  -Pronunciation pet peeves! Twillig  Mar-26-06 05:33 PM   #0 
  - Iraq. Eye-Rack  Revolutionary_Acts04   Mar-26-06 05:42 PM   #1 
  - Everybody knows it's  Twillig   Mar-26-06 06:04 PM   #9 
  - IIRC, the proper arabic pronounciation is...  Odin2005   Mar-26-06 08:10 PM   #41 
  - Expresso  XemaSab   Mar-27-06 12:22 AM   #56 
  - actually  slide to the left   Mar-27-06 01:25 PM   #79 
  - Italian - Eye-talian  gollygee   Mar-26-06 05:45 PM   #2 
  - That one annoys me too.  Revolutionary_Acts04   Mar-26-06 05:50 PM   #3 
  - Yeah  gollygee   Mar-26-06 05:52 PM   #4 
     - Or what about Eye-Ran  Revolutionary_Acts04   Mar-26-06 05:53 PM   #5 
        - Eye-ran so far away!  gollygee   Mar-26-06 05:55 PM   #7 
           - HAHAHA!  Revolutionary_Acts04   Mar-26-06 05:57 PM   #8 
  - being part "eyetalian", i could do without that pronunciation  flblu2   Mar-27-06 06:12 AM   #65 
     - massaTUsetts????  flblu2   Mar-27-06 06:13 AM   #66 
  - Well, my own first name is virtually impossible for most people  Shine   Mar-26-06 05:54 PM   #6 
  - Mxyztplk? Klptzyxm?  Gormy Cuss   Mar-26-06 06:36 PM   #20 
     - LOL!  Shine   Mar-26-06 06:48 PM   #22 
     - Gee, I thought that was Mxyzptlk.  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:21 PM   #31 
        - It actually changed spelling over time, so your memory is correct too.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-26-06 07:24 PM   #34 
        - Whew! I work as a proofreader, so that had me worried.  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:30 PM   #36 
        - Oh my God... I remember that!!!  ChoralScholar   Mar-26-06 09:58 PM   #54 
           - All the Superman comics geeks know...  Gormy Cuss   Mar-27-06 12:20 AM   #55 
  - I disagree on Gonzaga  nini   Mar-26-06 06:05 PM   #10 
  - Pacific Northwest consensus has it as  Twillig   Mar-26-06 06:08 PM   #12 
     - makes sense on a regional level then  nini   Mar-26-06 06:10 PM   #13 
     - Some Americans pronounce their name of "Ian"  Twillig   Mar-26-06 06:22 PM   #15 
        - there's always eye-gor  nini   Mar-26-06 06:28 PM   #16 
        - What hump? n/t  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:22 PM   #32 
        - Our former CEO pronounced that was, and fired somebody for  gwbsamoron   Mar-27-06 01:18 PM   #77 
     - Really? My husband pronounced it Gon-zay-ga, and I corrected him.  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:20 PM   #29 
     - In the upper midwest it's gone-ZAH-gah  Odin2005   Mar-26-06 08:12 PM   #42 
  - This is how I pronounce oven:  brainshrub   Mar-26-06 06:06 PM   #11 
  - Ex husband used to say  Alleycat   Mar-26-06 06:19 PM   #14 
  - For the last time, you philistines, it's "oot", not "out".  CanuckAmok   Mar-26-06 06:30 PM   #17 
  - Then you need to get oot 'n aboot more often.  Odin2005   Mar-26-06 08:16 PM   #45 
  - What is the correct regional pronunciation for Nevada?  Hissyspit   Mar-26-06 06:33 PM   #18 
  - Nuh-VAH-duh  XemaSab   Mar-27-06 12:24 AM   #57 
  - "home sweet home"  TankLV   Mar-27-06 12:35 AM   #59 
  - ProstRate for prostate.  blue neen   Mar-26-06 06:34 PM   #19 
  - Aboot your avatar--  Twillig   Mar-26-06 06:39 PM   #21 
  - We love our Stillers here in western PA.  blue neen   Mar-26-06 06:57 PM   #23 
  - How do you know they aren't off grovelling with their face to the ground?  primate1   Mar-27-06 07:06 AM   #70 
  - Can;t forget nukular. I'm also bothered by 'liberry'  notmyprez   Mar-26-06 07:02 PM   #24 
  - "NOO-KYU-LER"  smirkymonkey   Mar-26-06 07:03 PM   #25 
  - Core instead of caah.  Cobalt Violet   Mar-26-06 07:08 PM   #26 
  - Po-TAA-to, Po-Tahhhh-to...........  bushwentawol   Mar-26-06 07:13 PM   #27 
  - "Wurtter"  bluecrush   Mar-26-06 07:17 PM   #28 
  - Also "wudder." n/t  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:23 PM   #33 
  - Don't forget "worter"...ugh  ThruTheLookingGlass   Mar-26-06 09:22 PM   #52 
  - Baltimoreans say "wodder," hon!  elshiva   Mar-26-06 08:20 PM   #46 
  - You guys say "sorry" funny.  tuvor   Mar-26-06 07:20 PM   #30 
  - I say it sore-ee as well.  Odin2005   Mar-26-06 08:13 PM   #43 
  - Malk for milk, warsh for wash, and window seal for sill.  Blue in Portland   Mar-26-06 07:26 PM   #35 
  - Warsh makes me cringe.  Twillig   Mar-26-06 08:41 PM   #47 
  - Supposebly and medium  nytemare   Mar-26-06 07:33 PM   #37 
  - Me too on the "Supposebly".  Clintmax   Mar-26-06 08:59 PM   #50 
  - Pronunciation- pronounced- Pronounceation  doc03   Mar-26-06 07:51 PM   #38 
  - Samich for Sandwich  Goblinmonger   Mar-26-06 07:57 PM   #39 
  - New Englanders and Brits cutting off their R's.  Odin2005   Mar-26-06 08:06 PM   #40 
  - well, that's not exactly mispronunciation  MassLiberal   Mar-26-06 08:59 PM   #49 
  - This is not an astrick --------> *  Pool Hall Ace   Mar-26-06 08:16 PM   #44 
  - Feb-you-ary. ARGH (but  blondeatlast   Mar-26-06 08:44 PM   #48 
  - Real-a-tor for realtor.  ocelot   Mar-26-06 09:14 PM   #51 
  - Heighth for height, pitcher for picture, sim-ewe-ler for similar...  ThruTheLookingGlass   Mar-26-06 09:25 PM   #53 
  - When "America" is pronounced as if it had only 2 or 3 syllables.  Telly Savalas   Mar-27-06 12:26 AM   #58 
  - Nu-cu-lar for nuclear, and am-blance for ambulance  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Mar-27-06 12:51 AM   #60 
  - Italian - Eye talian!  KitchenWitch   Mar-27-06 12:52 AM   #61 
  - Ssheshule (schedule). Cosh-tume (costume). Oh, I could go on.  amitten   Mar-27-06 12:54 AM   #62 
  - There's no k in schedule  tjwmason   Mar-27-06 06:32 AM   #67 
     - It is usually pronounced with a hard C, like many other words...  amitten   Mar-27-06 02:23 PM   #85 
  - It's not pronounced "President Bush."  Starbucks Anarchist   Mar-27-06 02:50 AM   #63 
  - forward as "FOE-ARD"  Skittles   Mar-27-06 05:55 AM   #64 
  - The letter between G and I  tjwmason   Mar-27-06 06:34 AM   #68 
  - Fort Michimilimackinac (n/t)  Simply Fugue   Mar-27-06 06:34 AM   #69 
  - Bidniss  flblu2   Mar-27-06 07:07 AM   #71 
  - My roommate always says "Pacific" when he tries to say "specific".  primate1   Mar-27-06 07:08 AM   #72 
  - I can't stand it when I hear the word picture pronounced 'pitcher'.  American Tragedy   Mar-27-06 12:47 PM   #73 
  - Can I AXE you a question?  AllegroRondo   Mar-27-06 12:58 PM   #74 
  - Cod-a-Rod-O  The Sushi Bandit   Mar-27-06 01:08 PM   #75 
  - haha  JohnKleeb   Mar-27-06 01:10 PM   #76 
  - Vitamin & Aluminium  TheBaldyMan   Mar-27-06 01:23 PM   #78 
  - A few  Radio_Guy   Mar-27-06 01:27 PM   #80 
  - Temp-er-ter  slide to the left   Mar-27-06 01:29 PM   #81 
  - Sherbert  1gobluedem   Mar-27-06 01:33 PM   #82 
  - Grand Prix  edbermac   Mar-27-06 01:34 PM   #83 
  - "Noo-kyu-ler"  EOO   Mar-27-06 01:38 PM   #84 
 

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