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    Quote Originally Posted by Hopefully Waiting View Post
    Iss-you-s. it's ISHues dammit. ihad a meeting with a woman once who kept say iss-you-s like bloody Kath and Kim. I had to restrain myself from correcting her or throwing my shoe at her.
    Lol YES!!!

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    Default *spin off* what mispronounced words drive you mad

    Anythink and nothink!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eko View Post

    And a pet hate of mine, something I want to slap out of everyone that does it... When people say 'hey' or 'ey' on the end of a sentence. "I really want a beer, hey". *shudder* It drives me nutty. I know it's a cultural trait in Canada, but when I hear an Australian say it it makes me cringe inwardly. It just seems so redneck!
    After a few years in north qld I was adding ey to the end of just about every sentence! It's soooo easy to pick up.

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    Default *spin off* what mispronounced words drive you mad

    ohven instead of uven (oven)

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    Default *spin off* what mispronounced words drive you mad

    Congradulations instead if Congratulations. It drove me insane when DS was born. It's not that hard people!
    Last edited by Sarah18; 24-01-2013 at 20:06.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    I was an exchange student 20 something years ago to a Mexican family in a boarder US/Mexican town and for a while went to school in Mexico. The letter "a" is pronounced "ar", I don't think there are any exceptions to this.
    Ok I accept that you are right!! Haha. Didn't mean to doubt. I just feel silly now

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    Default *spin off* what mispronounced words drive you mad

    I once dated a guy who pronounced sushi to rhyme with push-ee instead of soo-shi.

    We did not go out for much longer after that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    Apologies if already mentioned...

    Quinoa
    Good one!

    Keen-wa!

    Havaianas?!

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    Oh some more:

    Expresso instead of espresso.

    Misc-cheev-ee-us instead of mis-chiv-us.

    Ex cetera instead of et cetera.

    And... Os-straya Day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarah18 View Post
    Congradulations instead if Congratulations. It drive me insane when DS was born. It's not that hard people!
    Someone actually wrote 'congrads' on fb after my daughter was born, I almost deleted them immediately!


 

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