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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Hahaha yeah it's up there with Innaloo and Dog Swamp. People used to ask me where I worked and my (genuine) response was Innaloo. And I got my groceries from Dog Swamp.
    It's OK, now back in Melb I can tell people I'm just heading off to Pakenham Upper (pron. pack-en-em up-her). It's a few exits after Ernst Wanke road.

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    I do say Pasta, Taco, Nacho and, a new one for the thread Satay without any arrr sound.
    I'm English and that's how we pronounce those words.

    I get abused at work for how I say Satay, if we ever order Chinese food for lunch.
    My response is always, you don't say "I sart down" you say "I sat down"

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    The other one that bugs me is "renumeration" instead of "remuneration"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustJaq View Post
    Speaking of tack-os, there's also pasta (to rhyme with Rasta) instead of par-sta. Also, capsicun... *twitch*...
    My parents say capsicun - instant twitch from me!

    Another addition - pronouncing medicine med-sen. Ick.

    Oh, and another - I'm particular about saying Australia properly. So many people say Austraya or just straya!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calstar View Post
    I do say Pasta, Taco, Nacho and, a new one for the thread Satay without any arrr sound.
    I'm English and that's how we pronounce those words.

    I get abused at work for how I say Satay, if we ever order Chinese food for lunch.
    My response is always, you don't say "I sart down" you say "I sat down"
    Have to agree with you Calstar I am English too and have had so many discussions with people over here (in a light hearted way) about the words I apparently say 'wrong' for some reason the extra 'r' is thrown around everywhere over here and makes some very strange words lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaiz View Post
    All of my Italian friends pronoune it like rasta. I assumed we were the ones saying incorrectly by saying parsta
    Maybe I'm wrong then... i hate it when that happens! ☺

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-Uniquey View Post
    A Lawyer I used to know would always say 'Affidavid' as opposed to 'Affidavit', used to annoy me.
    I say affidavid... Must be a lawyer thing as we all do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mellie29 View Post
    I say affidavid... Must be a lawyer thing as we all do it.
    I've never heard a lawyer call it that.

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    Parsta! Noooo.... Hehe! Nonna wouldn't approve of that pronunciation!

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    Just thought of one that my mum says that really bugs me- dretful, instead of dreadful. And because of the context that you say it in, there is always so much emphasis on the part that she says incorrectly... "oh it was just DRETful!!"


 

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