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Why English sucks...

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  1. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Feel free to add your own, but as for what I have to say... just watching the news there are several peanut butter products out there the manufacturers are recalling because of salmonella poisoning scares.

    Say salmonella a few times to yourself....


    Done it yet? Good.

    Why in the hell do you pronounce the first L in salmonella, but you pronounce no L in salmon?

    No wonder why people don't want to learn English. It's fucked up.
     
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    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    say "Toy Boat" 4 times fast. :X
     
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    George777 ^^ Likes Bewbies

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    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis
    osseocarnisanguineoviscericartilaginonervomedullary

    Hope you don't get those words in the Spelling B.
     
  4. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Stupid toy boyts. :(
     
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    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    So, correct pronunciation is without the L?

    Also, Americans mispronounce "Nissan"

    My middle and last name are mispronounced a lot too even though it looks simple.
     
  6. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Nope, salmonella sounds like sal-mo-nel-a.

    salmon is pronounced like sam-on.

    How fucked up can this language get?

    "Pittsburgh" where the fuck did the h come from?
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    say "magana" 4 times fast :ph34r:
     
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    man gina?
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    shhhh....he'll start crying...^_^
     
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    94H_Ex Under employed

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    try having a speech impediment, then you can stop bitching and actually enjoy the fact you can pronounce words.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Uh... I do have one.
     
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    I've always called it "Sal mon", I thought "samon" was a slave-era black joke.
     
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    :confused:

    We're talking about the fish here, right?
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    wow... no.... there is no L pronounced in it. I remember in 4th grade I pronounced it sal-mon while reading and this one kid got all up in arms about it, so everytime I had to read it I'd do it on purpose to him.

    err... yeah, I wasn't aware of any racial slurs or undertones that went with it.
     
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    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    I think so?

    When I said that I was referring to how they talk.
     
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    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    antidisastablishmentarianism
    oh and supercalifragilisticexbyallydocious.
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    Learn Spanish, you'll always wonder where the H went.
     
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    it went in the J, ala Jaivier or, "Jay VEER" as i say it. lol
     
  20. K2e2vin

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    Reminds me of a joke I heard about the Mexicans in Cali about y's and j's:
    "Hey, want some "yuse"?"
    "What?"
    "ju know, yuse, like apple yuse"
    "Oh, apple juice"
     
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