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Old 05-26-2011, 10:39 AM   #11
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Two of my favorite words are actually French, parapluie and pomplemousse. I've probably misspelled both. There's just something about them that makes me want to laugh.
I love it, Claire,.....umbrella and grapefruit. I like those words, too.

As for me, I think one of my favorite words is Albuquerque, which I think also looks pretty neat when it's written.

Can't think of a word I don't care for...yet. I'm sure one will come to mind before long.
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Old 05-26-2011, 10:57 AM   #12
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Are you saying, you like the word "sorry"? ;-)
No not really, for me its was the hardest word to say
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Old 05-26-2011, 12:46 PM   #13
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Peripatetic and eclectic are two of my favorites--they just roll off the tongue. I sometimes get 'stuck' on words like cinnamon and aluminum--they get extra last syllables.
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Old 06-03-2011, 09:45 AM   #14
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The best word has to be 'Funnel' it makes you do strange things with your teeth and lips, and then when you think about it you can't help but move your mouth in weird ways.
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:23 AM   #15
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Oaxaca and Xnipec.

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Old 06-03-2011, 03:35 PM   #16
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Lol Babe! My mom pronounces "shrimp" a little differently too! She almost doesn't pronounce the "h" at all. Is that how you say it? I always figured her being from the mid-west/south was why she said "srrimp".
We were helping a friend move to Atlantic Beach a couple of years ago. We passed one of those roadside signs that have the plastic letters. One of the letters had fallen off.
It said " hrimp--$2.99 /lb"
We been calling them hrimp ever since.
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Old 06-03-2011, 05:22 PM   #17
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I'll have to give this one some thought!

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my grandkids say that i pronounce the word shrimp funny. i never hear it myself.
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Lol Babe! My mom pronounces "shrimp" a little differently too! She almost doesn't pronounce the "h" at all. Is that how you say it? I always figured her being from the mid-west/south was why she said "srrimp".
In this area quite a few people say "skrimp" for "shrimp." Also "Skreet" for "street."
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Could also be a speech impediment.
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We were helping a friend move to Atlantic Beach a couple of years ago. We passed one of those roadside signs that have the plastic letters. One of the letters had fallen off.
It said " hrimp--$2.99 /lb"
We been calling them hrimp ever since.
My mom, a proud Canuck, after a visit down south proudly proclaimed she could speak southern. "Balled srimp". When my brother was little, he also called 'em hrimp.

We went to a local ice cream store years ago, since gone, and on a carefully handwritten sign saw an advert for "Buttfinger Malts". Bet those were "special".
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