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Pronouncing words, when did you learn you were an English N00B? lol

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  1. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    Ok, What words have you recently learned that you have been saying wrong your entire internet career?

    English + only typing = bad pronunciation. :p




    mine:

    PNG.... used to say "p. n. g." while it should be "ping"

    GIF....used to use a soft "g" while it should be hard.
     
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  2. Axtlar

    Axtlar Del fuego he resurgido...

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    how about Quetzalcóatl?
     
  3. mushroomedmario

    mushroomedmario ssb4life

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    gui(graphic user interface)

    it's pronounced "gooey" but i prouncounced G.U.I.
     
  4. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    LMAo... add gooey to my list as well.
     
  5. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    Same here.
    I can't think of anything else at the moment, but I will get back to you when I remember.
     
  6. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    Hm.... how do you say your name... both Byuakuya AND axtlar
     
  7. Byuakuya

    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    It should be pronounced:

    Bea-Ku-ya
     
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    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    LMAO...I'll just stick to Pras...

    then again, how do you pronounce Pras and Prasanna? I'm a n00b, what do you want from me?

    I think the most famous is Wiired's "wii red" lol. best pronunciation mistake ever.
     
  9. King Wiired

    King Wiired HITLER ME JEZ

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    Roffles, it should be pronounced Wired or Wee-erd.. in my head it is anyway, therefore, that's what it is :cool;
     
  10. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    did you search your name or something? jeez, that's crazy. I've seen you do the same thing in other threads too.

    I myself read it as "wired" because that's what you intended. that second "i" is kinda hidden.
     
  11. mr_resi

    mr_resi AKA:Skarecrow

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    I used to say about, then i remembered i was canadian, now i say aboot.
     
  12. Squall7

    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    Game character names used to do that. The acronyms I always said how they were spelt though. Except for Jpg (or Jpeg) or Mpg (Mpeg). And Gif. I do those cos they have vowels.

    Like, Edea from FF8, I pronounced Ed-ear. I found out is was meant to be E-da.

    Also, Yoshi. I prefer Yoh-She. Some go Yow-she.

    Strangely though, I got Sephiroth right though. Seh-fear-roth.

    Hmm, anymore...?

    ..er, I got one. Hegemonic. Hegg-e-monic or Hedge-e-monic? Also diegetic. Die-e-gee-tic or Die-e-jet-ic?
     
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  13. Byuakuya

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    Simply pronounce it as:

    Pras = Press
    Prasanna = Press-en-na
     
  14. King Wiired

    King Wiired HITLER ME JEZ

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    I'm sorry my good friend, but there is no way in hell, that 'Byuakuya' is pronounced Bea-Ku-Ya :p maybe By-U-A-Ku-Ya :D where did you get that name?!

    And Squall7, I say Yow-shi myself :)

    Edit: Pras is pronounced Press?!?! I've been thiking it as.... well Pras haha.
     
  15. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    Ah, squall bringing in the Characters.

    4 words..Lord. Of. The. Rings.

    People who haven't read tolkien's index on proper elvish pronunciation piss me off. LMAO :lol:

    @Pras..didn't think I could like the name prasanna any more. I do now though. :thumbsup:
     
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  16. mr_resi

    mr_resi AKA:Skarecrow

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    i hate ppl who say mare-e-oh instead of mar-e-oh
     
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    Byuakuya Bleach & Heroes fan.

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    I pronounce it as Byu-a-kuya, but I am just making it easier for others. I got that name from Bleach. I loved it the moment I heard it and it stuck.
     
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    fatalorgasm92 Nintendo,Gaming 24/7

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    I have never in my life working around people who working in A/V production, Design webpages, do photoshop 5 hours at a time, and just genreally sit and do AV **** with there $5,000 cameras hear anyone Say Ping Image. Never ever have i heard that. GIF yes(pronounced either way) but Ping? never heard of it. just say PNG.

    When i was about 6 i pronounced Ethernet with a soft E, it sounds retarded.
     
  19. Brawny

    Brawny Anglophobiphile

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    I prefer "eh-thernet" as well.
     
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    Close 幸せ雑&

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    I have been saying bimps for .BMPs, is that right, lol ?
     

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