+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 39
  1. #11
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    3,327
    Thanks
    1,319
    Thanked
    3,228
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    How is cockburn pronounced?

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Full House For This Useful Post:

    Little Miss Sunshine  (16-01-2016)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Jerilderie
    Posts
    1,062
    Thanks
    493
    Thanked
    519
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by wobbleyhorse View Post
    My friend once pronounced it as it reads in a work meeting - too funny!
    I did too when i first saw it lol. Felt sorry for the poor person it wad named after

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    1,365
    Thanks
    1,129
    Thanked
    1,085
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by DaveTTC View Post
    Cockburn.

    I know it aint pronounced how its spelt but if it was you'd wonder how it got its name
    This has left me scratching my head. How is it pronounced if it isn't **** burn?

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    At the beach
    Posts
    10,495
    Thanks
    1,430
    Thanked
    9,006
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 17/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by SSecret Squirrel View Post
    This has left me scratching my head. How is it pronounced if it isn't **** burn?
    Coe-burn

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Sonja For This Useful Post:

    SSecret Squirrel  (16-01-2016)

  7. #15
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Jerilderie
    Posts
    1,062
    Thanks
    493
    Thanked
    519
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Co burn. It has a silent ck. Could you imagine if every ck was silent

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to DaveTTC For This Useful Post:

    SSecret Squirrel  (16-01-2016)

  9. #16
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    5,109
    Thanks
    2,285
    Thanked
    2,912
    Reviews
    6
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    In Tassie there is a place called nowhere else.

  10. #17
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    At the beach
    Posts
    10,495
    Thanks
    1,430
    Thanked
    9,006
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 17/10/14100 Posts in a week
    Perth has a few.

    Innaloo
    Dog swamp (honestly was that a joke?).

  11. #18
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Adelaide, SA
    Posts
    2,338
    Thanks
    711
    Thanked
    846
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Australia

    Mooball - NSW.
    Iron Knob - NSW.
    Humpybong - QLD.
    Mount Buggery - VIC.
    Rooty Hill - NSW.
    Burrumbuttock - NSW.
    Dunedoo - NSW.
    Eggs and Bacon Bay - TAS.
    Poowong - VIC.


    International

    B.itche - France.
    Bumpass, Virginia - USA.
    Dildo - Canada.
    Middelfart - Denmark.
    Last edited by Catzilla; 16-01-2016 at 09:49.

  12. #19
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    4,025
    Thanks
    4,653
    Thanked
    1,973
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I could never stop the giggles when we drove past Gee Creek.
    Showing my Irish-ness

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Gee

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to Phony For This Useful Post:

    DT75  (16-01-2016)

  14. #20
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    10,744
    Thanks
    3,410
    Thanked
    6,524
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    A couple that stood out when I went to WA were Cowaramup and Boyaramup


 

Similar Threads

  1. Spin off of a spin off: regifting?
    By BettyV in forum General Chat
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: 26-12-2015, 08:36
  2. Weird birthday presents.. what's the strangest/funniest thing you've gotten?
    By GlitterFarts in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 17-03-2015, 07:34
  3. *Spin Off* The strangest thing you do is???
    By RaraMum in forum Games & fun stuff
    Replies: 77
    Last Post: 09-02-2015, 13:28

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
The Health Hub & Glowing ExpectationsGlowing Expectations is conveniently located at The Health Hub in Darlinghurst. We offer pre & post natal personal ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
looking for some help pleasePregnancy & Birth General Chat
Sisters' WeddingIssues with Family Members
IVF babies due March/April/May 2018pregnancy and babies through IVF
Yummy MummiesMovies / Music / Books / TV Chat
Joyous June/July TTC! #2Conception & Fertility General Chat
Small Age GapGeneral Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Perth: Baby foot prints & keepsakesProduct Recommendations & Questions
Stat Dec re spouses intended leaveMaternity & Parental Leave
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›