Why English sucks...

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jamesA

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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.
 

George777

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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis
osseocarnisanguineoviscericartilaginonervomedullary

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

K2e2vin

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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.
 

jamesA

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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?
 

94H_Ex

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try having a speech impediment, then you can stop bitching and actually enjoy the fact you can pronounce words.
 

K2e2vin

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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?


I've always called it "Sal mon", I thought "samon" was a slave-era black joke.
 

jamesA

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I've always called it "Sal mon", I thought "samon" was a slave-era black joke.

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.

:confused:

We're talking about the fish here, right?

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

Briansol

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it went in the J, ala Jaivier or, "Jay VEER" as i say it. lol
 

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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