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Postby actionM » 2007-06-08 19:18

Good one. I always had a problem with that one until I realized it contained the word 'finite'.
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Postby mzilikazi » 2007-06-08 20:42

My day job is technical support and it requires that I am very well versed in all sorts of colloquialisms and variations of the English language. I can understand (but not necessarily speak) Ebonics (which very nearly became an accepted variation of English) Southern Drawl where everyone is addressed as "y'all"and Eastern New England accent where they don't believe in using the letter 'R' and the New York dialect where everyone has an attitude that shines through in every word they say. I too get annoyed by some of the gross spelling & grammatical mistakes here but I seriously doubt that this post (or any of the dozens of others in this same vein) will ever do one little bit to change the way people speak (write) in forums. Kids these days think that LOL, BFF & other chat/text message acronyms are actuall words and use them regularly in daily conversation, letters, cards and even papers turned in for assignments. Yep - it's possibly hopeless so what chew trippin foo?
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Postby Optional » 2007-06-08 21:07

I'm from Rhode Island, and some people use the Boston accent here... especially in the capital :lol:

'Park the car in the yard' becomes 'Pok da coh in da yod' :<

'sniper' becomes 'snipuh', etc. :D
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Postby llivv » 2007-06-08 21:24

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Postby esaym » 2007-06-10 13:26

I'm getting dumber everyday
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