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The Wonders of Language

Published November 12, 2011 - 5 Comments

I had the pleasure tonight to speak with someone from the southern USA.  It’s so funny to be talking to someone completely new from an area that you’re not used to.  I had to laugh a couple of times when I heard words pronounced completely different than how I normally hear them.  Of course, I ended up setting myself up for later in the conversation when I repeated those same words.  It’s funny how we speak the same language, yet it varies widely from region to region.

And I seriously don’t know what it is with the whole Canadian “oot” thing… but I think it’s blown out of proportion a little bit.  The sound is “OUT” … not “OOT“.