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Originally posted by IamLael
YES, YES, YES!!!!!
I'm glad you brought this up! Drives me nuts to hear how he says it.
This is America. We speak English (some of us still do at least.) We don't say PAH-kee-stahn. We say Pack-ist-an.
Originally posted by genius/idoit
Why should he mispronounce the name of the country to make you feel better about yourself?
Because I'm an American citizen
Originally posted by bagari
It's kind of like the way many news commentators speak normal English until they reach a Spanish word and they start channeling Ricky Ricardo for a few words. It does come across as pretentious, even if it is correctly pronounced.
Originally posted by wiser3
What gets me is the number of people who find the fact that he pronounces it CORRECTLY as strange, then call him and others moranic when the word they so blithely use is actually spelt MORONIC!
There is no such thing as a moran!
[edit on 2/12/09 by wiser3]
Originally posted by OldDragger
reply to post by genius/idoit
A new low in the parade of mindless Obama hating.
Here's my second line.
This is the dumbest thing I've heard today!
Originally posted by Ridhya
I think the bigger issue is all you guys pronouncing the 'j's incorrectly... its supposed to sound like your i or y! And dont get me started on å