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1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2007-02-24 14:30 ID:Rqn6FxYq

People who get all super offended if you mispronounce something. I was speaking to someone else who doesn't speak the language, and so in the interests of making sure the person new what I was talking about, I mispronounced it so it sounded like it was written.

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2 Name: VFantice : 2007-02-25 10:49 ID:dNXIfyKR

Some people are just sensitive if you pronounce things wrong, however in truth if you pronounce something wrong and your not a native speaker of that language then they would usually understand and not get in your face about it. Actually, they would probably get the general point in what you were trying to pronounce and not care to bother with it...if they are sensitive to someone pronouncing it wrong then i guess thats there problem.

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2007-03-11 09:55 ID:Rqn6FxYq

You have a point. This person is also a non-native speaker, so they might be overcompensating.

I listen to people butcher the language of mi gente all the time. I don't get up in arms about it. I mean, I flinch, but I generally don't get angry or annoyed. In this case I started to get annoyed, but there are some contributing issues there. Oh well, It is what it is.

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4 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2017-03-12 14:08 ID:Dr4H/ugN

dicks out for Harambe