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

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

Postby jaznbonnie » Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:47 pm

Be careful what you wish for as you just might get it.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:27 pm

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

Postby cheery_j. » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:35 pm

That reminds me of practicing 'squirrel' and 'Eichhörnchen' with the Aunties. :mrgreen:
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby TinatheConfused » Sat Mar 09, 2013 5:37 pm

Penfold wrote:Just thought I would include this. :lol:



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

Postby Broccolee » Sat Mar 09, 2013 6:06 pm

:D I like doing this (squirrel) to my pupils when we need a laugh. :D
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby raptornx01 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:13 am

"The reason an author needs to know the rules of grammar isn't so he or she never breaks them, but so the author knows how to break them."
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Conforumist » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:27 am



..just sent the link to my 2 friends in Germany. :)
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby jaznbonnie » Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:14 pm

Conforumist wrote:


Just send the link to my 2 friends in Germany. :)


Sure, and then they can send me a German word to pronounce which will provide hours of hilarity. ;) :lol:
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby raptornx01 » Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:35 pm

Schadenfreude

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

Postby cheery_j. » Sun Mar 10, 2013 10:08 pm

Pffffff ....that's not hard to say...

What about "Eichhörnchen"?
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Sister Jennifer » Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:53 pm

I found this site to learn the pronunciation Cheery_j, http://www.forvo.com/word/eichh%C3%B6rnchen/. You're right, it's tricky.
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby Alanz » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:18 am

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

Postby Bickaxe » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:43 am

raptornx01 wrote:Schadenfreude

:D


Easily my favourite song from Avenue Q.

I recommend it to all German people. :D
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby cheery_j. » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:29 pm

Sister Jennifer wrote:I found this site to learn the pronunciation Cheery_j, http://www.forvo.com/word/eichh%C3%B6rnchen/. You're right, it's tricky.


What is it about squirrels that makes people decide to call them names that are unpronouncable by foreigners?
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Re: I Say, You Say... (Accents and quirks)

Postby raptornx01 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:13 pm

Bickaxe wrote:
raptornx01 wrote:Schadenfreude

:D


Easily my favourite song from Avenue Q.

I recommend it to all German people. :D


Seconded :D
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