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    I definitely see where you are coming from as that would be horrible in Aus, but w*nk/w*nker is not in the general US vocab...it's a British term. I know Americans and Canadians who've not heard of that term before.
    Lucky he's American then, that would have been tough in high school!

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    I saw one a few days ago.

    Coupha.


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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I saw one a few days ago.

    Coupha.

    How is that meant to be pronounced?

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    It's probably just a Cooper knockoff?

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    My friend called her daughter Sopie (no jokes) when I asked why the spelling she said because her partner can't pronounce "the f in Sophie/Sofie" correctly and this is the way he pronounces it... I don't know about some but I may have just chose a different name that could be pronounced.

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    I assume it's "Cooper" but I just keep getting "Cougher" (as in someone who coughs a lot) in my head

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    I met a young girl at work named Kleana. I kept wanting to say Kleena

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I saw one a few days ago.

    Coupha.

    They spelled it wrong...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BabyG4 View Post
    My friend called her daughter Sopie (no jokes) when I asked why the spelling she said because her partner can't pronounce "the f in Sophie/Sofie" correctly and this is the way he pronounces it... I don't know about some but I may have just chose a different name that could be pronounced.
    Nooo 😯
    Why would you not choose something else?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BabyG4 View Post
    My friend called her daughter Sopie (no jokes) when I asked why the spelling she said because her partner can't pronounce "the f in Sophie/Sofie" correctly and this is the way he pronounces it... I don't know about some but I may have just chose a different name that could be pronounced.
    Oh god. So is she called 'soapy'?

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