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How to pronounce ?

[gi:k]
5
45%
[dji:k]
1
9%
you don't have to pronounce since a geek stay at home
1
9%
obiwan kenobi
4
36%
 
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:19 am

I wonder how to pronounce geeks
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Postby Goat Starer » Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:52 am

And this wins incomprehensible poll of the year award! :worship:
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 5:55 am

Ok, do you pronounce the "g" as in [g] game or as in [dj] gee. Ramen.
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Postby Goat Starer » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:04 am

I see!!! it is G as in game.

my personal favorite pronunciation is the word Ghoti (from the pun how do you spell fish) which is pronounced fish

Gh is pronounced f in 'enough'
O is pronounced I in 'women'
ti is pronouynced sh in 'nation'
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:11 am

Goat Starer wrote:(from the pun how do you spell fish)
what pun of word (sorry i'm french) ?
Edit : Ok, i undeerstood (old and french, sorry again)
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Postby Goat Starer » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:45 am

pas de probleme mon ami!
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:24 am

Goat Starer wrote:pas de probleme mon ami!
Your french is very good, my pal
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Postby Goat Starer » Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:28 am

merci :D
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 10:53 am

And is it rainny (since i live in (little) britain )?
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Postby goethe » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:55 am

Don't listen Goat Starer, he is lying : the good answer is : "obiwan kenobi"

Look at the result.

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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:58 am

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Partout, dans le monde, et sans aucune exception, où triomphent la dictature et le mépris des droits de l'homme, partout vous y trouvez inscrite, en caractères sanglants, la peine de mort. R. Badinter

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Postby Goat Starer » Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:27 pm

Il pleut. toujours Il pleut (sauf quand il neige) et toujours ilya le vent!
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Postby don juan » Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:31 pm

ici, il fait beau (Nantes) 20°C depuis hier.
30% of english people want to live in France, guess Y ?
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Postby Duke » Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:47 pm

Geeeek, the long 'e', I think.

And 'g' like gamble.


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Postby Qwertyuiopasd » Thu Oct 26, 2006 3:22 pm

LOSPOTEROSNOSABENDENOMBREDEMICUCHILLA!!!!!!!!!!

POR FAVOR!

sorry... I'm taking spanish 2, and my sisters in like, french 5, so if someone else talks too much in a language I don't understand I have a need to yell something like that.... and that phrase is just so awesome by itself.
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