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Old 01-05-2019, 07:47 AM   #1
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I can't believe that pastie isn't on the list. "Pass-Tee"

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Not to be confused with burlesque PAY-sties...

...which is still a favorite in some DEE-troit clubs.
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Lower Sussex county...

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Woir...wire
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One of the most culturally crushing days of my life was when I learned NJ residents pronounce Bogota as Buh-Goat-Uhhhhh. Worse, it usually ends up closer to Buggoda.
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One of the most culturally crushing days of my life was when I learned NJ residents pronounce Bogota as Buh-Goat-Uhhhhh. Worse, it usually ends up closer to Buggoda.
Never been close to NJ but that is exactly the way I would say it.

Lots of Texas visitors mispronounce Mexia. It's meh hay ugh

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Ahhh Horsechit it's "Mack in Knack" I know cause that's how the sout side bubbler drinking Tyme Machine using Milwaukeens say it, ain uh? How I learned it anyway ROTFL even though they know how to pronounce french and Indian cities galore Plus all the 'Ski' last names.

technically it's in the UP (you Pee) only hoity people and people from Chicago go there anyway LOL
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Speaking of Texas:

Jim Boo-wie vs David Bow-ee
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you cal e pee tus tree (Eucalyptus)
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Buena vista - byoona vist a

Staunton - stantin
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We have a Buena Vista in Michigan.

Its pronounced BEW-na-VIS-ta.
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yosemite...yo-sem-it-ee

tuolumne...to-all-um-nee

los angeles...nor-thern mex-ee-co

san francisco...chit-hole
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Itchnatucknee

Immokalee

Myakka - MY Ack UH

Appalachicola

Defuniak Springs

Homasassa

Steinhatchee

Kissimmee

Palatka - puh-lat-kuh

Wauchula - wah-chew-luh

Indian town (I just like that one)

Withlacoochee - with la coo Chee

Ocala - Oh-cal-uh

Steinhatchee

All of them sound like whatever you want them to sound like. Some are rivers and everyone here is from somewhere else so they just say whatever. I never thought Tampa was very difficult until I talk to people from New England and they call it Tamper. They fly into Tamper, stay in Sarasoter and go visit in Fot Ladadale.
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Speaking of Texas:

Jim Boo-wie vs David Bow-ee
Texas is a whole other animal -

Itlay Texas - Eye tahlee like EYEtalian food.
Nevada - NA vay dah
Mabank - Think it's Maybank but no it's ma bank like ma/mother tho I get corrected no matter who it's pronounced.

Then there's
Waxahachie -
Bexar County
Hell Waco would still be Wacko if it weren't for the Branch Dividians.
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Havre de Grace (Maryland): "Have'-err-dee-grace" (said rapidly).

Schuylkill (PA): skoo'-cull or skoo'-kill.

Buena (NJ): boo'na

Lancaster, PA: Lan'kuster

Kanye (West): Con yay!



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