I've been reading it as Quarter in my head the entire time. never noticed there was no R
Me too! Sorry Q, I'm afraid your stuck as "Quartermass" in my head. Errata, you can save the trouble by just calling him "Q". Then he won't get twitchy about the spelling.
As someone with a differently spelled first name, I'm immune to someone misspelling or mispronouncing it. I have a good friend who gets twitchy when someone calls me a nickname rather than my full name though.
He can't stand it and corrects them.
Dotsie wrote: Catch-up wrote:
My grandmother used to say "draw" for drawer. Now that my mom is older, she says it every once in a while.
I do that, it's quite common round here. I also say "ah mun aftur" for "I'm going to have to", but it's so quick people generally understand me (mC & Sjoerd can disagree if they like
My grandmother wasn't exactly one of my favorite people, so that's probably why I dislike it so much. Now when my mom does it I'll switch the association in my head from grandmother to you and then I'll have a reason to like it.
I have said "ah mun aftur" about a dozen times now and I can't translate it.