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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby Eric » Fri May 10, 2013 9:01 pm

When I was in High School I worked at a cousins dude-ranch in Wyoming, outside of Dubois. You could always tell the tourists because they said Doo-bwah when the locals pronounced it Do-boyz. For some reason I really liked that little one street town...
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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby knowmad » Fri May 10, 2013 9:23 pm

up around the way here we have a place called Verlot the local hicks like to Sneer at those that say it as if it rhymes with Merlot. It's Ver-low ! the insist. I usually tell them to Suck it, the place is named after the man that Founded that Logging camp A cousin of my great grand father. Froogin hicks pronounce Merlot like Mer-lot. gerrr.
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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri May 10, 2013 10:00 pm

Just remember, the man who composed Il Travatore wasn't called vare-die. And it is a little disconcerting to hear people talk about al-a-may-duh county.
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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby CornMan » Fri May 10, 2013 10:46 pm

Eric wrote:When I was in High School I worked at a cousins dude-ranch in Wyoming, outside of Dubois. You could always tell the tourists because they said Doo-bwah when the locals pronounced it Do-boyz. For some reason I really liked that little one street town...


Yeah, but I think the tourists say it that way only when they are holding wine or martini glasses with their pinky finger held straight.
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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby BeeWeeDee » Sat May 11, 2013 8:24 am

mgb327 wrote:My frame of reference is kinda strange with words. "So, Momma and Poppa Tomato were walking down the street with baby Tomato waddling along. Baby Tomato could not keep up, and Poppa Tomato turned around, and smashed Baby Tomato flat, squashed him with his foot. Poppa Tomato said to his pulp "Catchup!".


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Re: It's all about how you say it.

Postby BeeWeeDee » Sat May 11, 2013 8:27 am

CornMan wrote:
Eric wrote:When I was in High School I worked at a cousins dude-ranch in Wyoming, outside of Dubois. You could always tell the tourists because they said Doo-bwah when the locals pronounced it Do-boyz. For some reason I really liked that little one street town...


Yeah, but I think the tourists say it that way only when they are holding wine or martini glasses with their pinky finger held straight.



Or Saco (Say Ko) and Helena (Hell eh nah not Hell eee nah) Montana.
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