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Old 03-12-2010, 09:39 PM   #1
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I Don't Speak Canadian. Do You?


I just noticed this and it made me laugh. Try pronouncing that word. I can't.

I'm also wondering if "carpentery" is fancier than the carpentry we do here in the states.

If I could edit your profile for you, I would. I'm not busting on you...it's just funny that I never noticed it before and now I can't stop trying to pronounce that word!!!!

It's all in good fun!
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:43 PM   #2
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He Finnish and does hinges on mausoleum doors??

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Old 03-12-2010, 10:28 PM   #3
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C'mon Greg...don't pick on our walrus eating friends in the great white north, eh!
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:34 PM   #4
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Canadian-Carpenter and Canadian are two separate languages.
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You all haven't tried carpentery?

Sheesh!!! Like savages down there!



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The more I read the original post the funnier it gets!!!
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BTW, what's a "scenic carpenter"?

He only builds decks overlooking beautiful valleys?
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BTW, what's a "scenic carpenter"?
I guess they experimentment with different ways of spellinging.
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Scenic carpenters builds this, that and the other stuff for different music shows, circus, theater scenery, decoration for movies...
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I just noticed this and it made me laugh. Try pronouncing that word. I can't.

I'm also wondering if "carpentery" is fancier than the carpentry we do here in the states.

If I could edit your profile for you, I would. I'm not busting on you...it's just funny that I never noticed it before and now I can't stop trying to pronounce that word!!!!

It's all in good fun!
What's that all aboot?
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BTW, what's a "scenic carpenter"?
They build sets for movies, television and stage shows.

I've been doing it as a hobby since I was 13.
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you guys must not know french canadian
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I like the multi-STOREY buildings.

And when an 18 wheeler has a wreck on the Port Man Bridge - they call it a semi accident (Rhymes with Dodge HEMI) So I always talk back at the radio..."what, you have half an accident?"
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I like the multi-STOREY buildings.

And when an 18 wheeler has a wreck on the Port Man Bridge - they call it a semi accident (Rhymes with Dodge HEMI) So I always talk back at the radio..."what, you have half an accident?"
Hey that's no laughing matter.

I live right by that bridge and usually have to cross it.
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Hey that's no laughing matter.

I live right by that bridge and usually have to cross it.
Only bridge in the world with a 17 hour rush-HOUR
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Scenic carpenters builds this, that and the other stuff for different music shows, circus, theater scenery, decoration for movies...
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They build sets for movies, television and stage shows.

I've been doing it as a hobby since I was 13.

I learn something new every day.
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Doh! ok, its a typo! two of them! LOL I will fix kinda makes me wonder though, I've been here a couple of years, and you just noticed my bad spelling NOW???? you been asleep or somethin??? LOL

I worked in the film industry for ten years (I got a pin! whoohoo!)
started out there as a "scenic carpenter's helper" then I upgraded to a "scenic carpenter". Most of the time it was grind work- building the same thing for weeks on end. I sure do miss the checks though!!

And if you need a bridge? You are in luck! I've got one, they're taking it down shortly!!!! (Port Man bridge) and we're getting a huge new one in its place. and the new one will have a toll!!!! how cool is that??? (yes, that's sarcasim)

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Never noticed the typo

But I can speak Canadian, just have to say Eh at the end of everything, and speak a little French.

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