I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:48 pm

Conforumist wrote:I'm starting to wonder if people around here are turning French all of a sudden??

I here so many people ending their sentences with "there" now a days.

Like,
What can I get you there?
Is there everything else there?
That will be $15 there. :?

People also put "last year" together, to make "lasheer".


According to Americans, don't all Canadians end every sentence with "eh?". ?
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:42 pm

That sounds more Irish to me, like when you're asked what you want in a pub, table service etc, what can I get you there.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Conforumist » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:55 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:
Conforumist wrote:I'm starting to wonder if people around here are turning French all of a sudden??

I here so many people ending their sentences with "there" now a days.

Like,
What can I get you there?
Is there everything else there?
That will be $15 there. :?

People also put "last year" together, to make "lasheer".


According to Americans, don't all Canadians end every sentence with "eh?". ?


I hardly hear it anymore; and when I do, it strikes me as odd.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Sister Jennifer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:23 pm

I like the way the moose talk from Brother Bear.

Rutt: You wouldn't like us, eh. We're really gamey.
Tuke: Ya... eat hoof-for-brains over there.
Rutt: Oh nice, eh. pine-cone breath!
Tuke: Crusty tail!
Rutt: Twig legs!
Tuke: Big nose!
[Rutt gasps]
Tuke: ... sorry.
Rutt: You went too far that time.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Catch-up » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:24 am

Sister J, :D haven't seen Brother Bear in a long time. We'll have to watch that one again soon.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Sister Jennifer » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:00 am

I had a young Irish guy as a patient the other day. I didn't get around to asking him what part of Ireland he was from but he said feck a lot, as in "How the feck do I get outside I need a feckin' cigarette?" Which made me smile. Which made him angry. So then I didn't smile & just pointed to the exit sign.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Alanz » Mon Feb 11, 2013 7:12 am

Sister Jennifer wrote:I had a young Irish guy as a patient the other day. I didn't get around to asking him what part of Ireland he was from but he said feck a lot, as in "How the feck do I get outside I need a feckin' cigarette?" Which made me smile. Which made him angry. So then I didn't smile & just pointed to the exit sign.


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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Dotsie » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:11 am

Oops :lol:
What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Alanz » Mon Feb 11, 2013 9:14 am

Sister Jennifer wrote:I had a young Irish guy as a patient the other day. I didn't get around to asking him what part of Ireland he was from but he said feck a lot, as in "How the feck do I get outside I need a feckin' cigarette?" Which made me smile. Which made him angry. So then I didn't smile & just pointed to the exit sign.


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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Catch-up » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:36 am

Why did that make him angry? Did he think you were making fun of him?
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Sister Jennifer » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:22 pm

He'd already said a couple of times he wanted to go for a smoke but cause of his injuries (head) I asked him to stay put, as you do. He might have thought I was making fun of him, but I wasn't. It's a funny word. When he got back to the cubicle he started throwing up. I didn't give him the, What did I say? look at all. The senior house doctor came over & had a chat to him & he didn't move again.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Bouncy Castle » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:13 pm

Was alcohol involved at all? ;)
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby simmonds91 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 3:27 pm

I say toh-may-toe and puh-tay-toe. I've no idea why I go for the american pronunciations, I blame tv.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Broccolee » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:34 pm

Oh,you say to-mah-toe,I say to-may-toe,I say po-tah-toe,you say po-tay-toe,
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Alanz » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:00 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Was alcohol involved at all? ;)

I'll bet it was,It's usually the case :(
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