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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3400 on: 01 Jul 2021, 22:18 »

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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3401 on: 02 Jul 2021, 01:35 »

Written by someone unfamiliar with the pronunciation of Worcestershire, clearly.
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« Reply #3402 on: 02 Jul 2021, 03:36 »


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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3403 on: 02 Jul 2021, 14:24 »

Written by someone unfamiliar with the pronunciation of Worcestershire, clearly.

Yeah, in England that's something like 'wooster' or 'woocher' or halfway between.  It remains familiar, at least in part because some folks live there.

In America, people look at an unfamiliar word and pronounce it the way it's spelled.  And then their kids and grandkids have no idea what the correct pronunciation originally was. 

At this point?  I'd be hard pressed to call the above incorrect; I'd just say it depends on the American accent.
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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3404 on: 02 Jul 2021, 16:58 »

We say "Wooster", with the "oo" sounding like in "book" or "look", not "hoot" or "shoot".

And having it with a Heinz label is an abomination - the one true maker is Lea & Perrins:


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« Reply #3405 on: 02 Jul 2021, 21:14 »

Exactly.  Heinz is for beans or brown sauce.
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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3406 on: 02 Jul 2021, 21:15 »

Heinz is for ketchup
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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3407 on: 02 Jul 2021, 22:15 »

English spelling and pronunciation haven't quite gotten a divorce, but they are sleeping in separate beds.
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« Reply #3408 on: 04 Jul 2021, 09:26 »

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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3409 on: 07 Jul 2021, 18:37 »



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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3410 on: 11 Jul 2021, 03:56 »

Someone here might be interested in this. Hop on a train from Woy Woy to Hornsby, north of Sydney.

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« Reply #3412 on: 12 Jul 2021, 02:39 »

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« Reply #3414 on: 07 Aug 2021, 19:10 »



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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3416 on: 16 Aug 2021, 10:53 »

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« Reply #3418 on: 22 Aug 2021, 15:19 »

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« Reply #3419 on: 31 Aug 2021, 08:46 »

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record scratch, freeze frame. bet you’re wondering how i got here huh? me too bud. well, let me take you back, to where this whole mess got started. footage rewinds…


haha, no keep going, we’ll get to this part later.


there it is. that’s me. innocent little monkey. wouldn’t hurt a fly. and that screen? well, that’s about to activate my mk ultra assassin programming.
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« Reply #3420 on: 04 Sep 2021, 11:04 »

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« Reply #3422 on: 16 Sep 2021, 14:59 »

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Re: This thread is like a broken pencil: pointless.
« Reply #3424 on: 23 Sep 2021, 00:10 »

Is this a parody of something?
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« Reply #3425 on: 24 Sep 2021, 11:35 »

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« Reply #3427 on: 28 Sep 2021, 06:15 »

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« Reply #3428 on: 28 Sep 2021, 07:04 »

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« Reply #3429 on: 01 Oct 2021, 06:16 »

Beyond Belief introductions slowed down:

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« Reply #3431 on: 24 Oct 2021, 16:02 »

A friend of mine saw a Ford truck drive by.

She was on the sidewalk at an intersection. The driver was a woman. This was in Arizona. The truck was a flatbed. This was in Winslow.

Yes. That happened. She was standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona and such a fine sight to see, it's a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford.

The driver didn't slow down or look at her though.
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« Reply #3432 on: 24 Oct 2021, 18:36 »

Well, that's my ear worm for the day sorted 😉
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