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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Flutter, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. Flutter

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    It's "rune"
    It is not "ruin"
    :cursing:

    That is all.
    We now return you to your regularly scheduled flame throwing.

    :pancakes:
     
  2. For your information:


    The word "Nerd" Was coined by Dr.Seuss in the book "If i ran the zoo"

    Have a great day
     
  3. Stupid Miner

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    Unless it's a "ruined runic sword of ruin"

    And don't forget: "Reagents" (re-agent) are spell casting ingredients
    "Regents" (re-gent) are people in a position of governmental authority.
     
  4. Petra Fyde

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    can I add my pet-hate speller?
    the word is 'ridiculous' not 'rediculous' That one is misspelled so often I looked it up in a dictionary thinking maybe it was one of those English/American spelling differences.

    While technicaly this thread belongs in OT I'm leaving it here for at least a while, as an antidote to the flames that are rising elsewhere.
     
  5. Slayvite

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    Technically. :party::party:
     
  6. Stupid Miner

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    OT? The OP has very much to do with UO. So does my post on reagents and regents.

    If the thread is OT, it's your fault with your "rediculous" post.


    Oh by the way, that's nothing. Imagine having a high school English teacher that was a worse speller than you :p.

    Tangent: (sin/cos) Kinda funny, due to UO, I could correct my Ancient History teacher on the correct spelling of "Siege."
     
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    What? No mention of Nuke-You-Lar?
     
  8. Stupid Miner

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    Eh, it was a typo; it doesn't count. Typos are forgivable. Obvious misspellings aren't. Granted the entire concept of having a right and wrong spelling in English is a joke, since it's a cesspool-composite of every language in the world with bastardized-derivates from other languages galore. Not to mention that a word is defined and continually re-defined by the way it's used.
     
  9. Flutter

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    I didn't think it was OT :(
    I saw some guy at the bank talk about how he needed to mark a "ruin".... thought I would toss up a post about it.
     
  10. Frarc

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    Its Ter-Mur not Terrimur . ;)
     
  11. Stupid Miner

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    Nu-clear seems like a good name for a brand of mineral water or something like that.
     
  12. Flutter

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    Back to my rune vs ruin comment... we even have someone in our vent who says "Mark me a ruin"
    Sometimes my eyes roll so far back in my head I can't play because they get stuck.
     
  13. Slayvite

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    derivatives. :party::party:

    lol, i'm really bored.
     
  14. Petra Fyde

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    You know, Flutter, I think you're right. runes, misspelled or otherwise, are on topic :D
     
  15. Stupid Miner

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    My point exactly. They're two legitimate constructions, but one was arbitrarily deemed "correct" while the other was condemned with the status of "typo."

    Well I'm more bored. Hm... "more bored" ... "Morboard" ... "Sadistic Two-By-Fours?"

    Quite possibly the most awesome band name ever? [the latter (lattest?)]

    Btw, I'm not completely crazy, I'm just up too late with too much coffee.
     
  16. Hinotori

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    Not a spelling problem, but Emma in my guild pronounces Magencia, Magnacea.
     
  17. Lord Frodo

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    The natives are restless tonight waiting to buy their codes. Anything to keep them from scalping some poor NOOB is worth allowing. You can clean up the boards after EA get off its backside. :gun: I’ll protect there little lady.
     
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    ImbUing, NOT 'Imbooing'!!

    :twak:
     
  19. Frarc

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    Petra and all other Moderators... I think its going to be a looooooooooooooong 8th of September. ;)
     
  20. Loose = your shoe strings when they arent tied tight enough!

    Lose = something most folks wanna do to a few extra pounds they carry around!


    Wow, been holding back on this topic for a long time!!
     
  21. Slayvite

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    Trinsic not Trinsc. :thumbup:
     
  22. Stupid Miner

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    Er... it's Magincia (Ma-jin-see-uh)

    Strangely my brother used to call Skara Brae (no idea how to pronounce this [Scar-uh? Scare-uh? Bray? Br-eye? Bree?]) Sakra Br-eye
     
  23. Stupid Miner

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    Oooh yea, had my previously mentioned English teacher mark a correct "lose" wrong and corrected it with "loose," which I had to counter-correct with "lose." :D

    "Loose" and "Lose?" that's easy, who'd confuse "luo" for "leipo"? rolleyes:

    (^^ No, you're not supposed to get it)
     
  24. Hinotori

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    lol. Yeah, I suck at spelling when tired and laughing to hard. It will get much worse.

    I have a question for a good chunk of people. What is a tammer? I keep seeing that word. I do not think it means what they think it means.
     
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    Wish I had a dollar for each time someone typed 'lick' for 'like'. That's my pet peeve. :dunce:
     
  26. Stupid Miner

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    :thumbup1: Stupid Miner licks this.

    Wait! No! er...
     
  27. Sarsmi

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    Scar-uh Bray

    I used to call terathans "tetherans", because I misread the name and it stuck in my head. My husband thought that was funny the first time I said it out loud. And Hyth-uh-loth. I've gotten in debates with people if it's "mine-ock" or "min-ock" (its the second!) and if regs is pronounced "reegs" or "regs" (again its the second!) Their reasoning was it was rea-agents so it should be reegs but I think that sounds dumb.

    Oh, and I know it's wrong but I pronounce it "kray-ken" not "crack-en". It just sounds better to me. Also "mee-lee" is apparently correct but I prefer "may-lay". "Mee-lee" sounds like old, wormy flour. :p
     
  28. Sarsmi

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    Oh yeah, and my pet peeve is "bettle" or "bettel" for "beetle" How can they not tell that is wrong? Yeesh.
     
  29. Stupid Miner

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    Worse is "beatle" referring to a bug.
     
  30. Flutter

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    How do you say Papua?

    I say "Pap-yew-ah" but I hear other people say "Pap-poo-ah".
     
  31. Frarc

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    I always say Gurguls to Gargoyles. :)
     
  32. Coppelia

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    Thief, Siege, Rogue!
    I just hate when people who are supposed to have english as their mother tongue just misspell a word in a way that would make it pronounced totally differently. That means they can't even read the first word to begin with.

    The debate on the pronounciation of kraken reminds me PotC :p
     
  33. Coppelia

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    It's the latter.
     
  34. Flutter

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    How come people say "For Sell" instead of "For Sale" ?!
     
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    Ooh, I know. That one gets me, too. =p


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  36. Frarc

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    I even had people ingame who asked me if i had aids for them. Took me a bit to understand they just wanted bandages!
     
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    Skarra Bray.
     
  38. Slayvite

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    Ahh, that mite be a UK influence as we have a brand of bandages called Bandaid :)
     
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    But is is Fel oo ka, or Fel oo sha?
     
  40. Saunders

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    Felucca, like the boat, not Felucia.
     
  41. I always seemed to lean towards Pap-wah.
    No, Im not french!
     
  42. Crysta

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    It also isn't Tel-Mur (seen that one too much for my tastes).

    Also, it's Tokuno, not Tokono or Tokino or anything else.
     
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    Felucia!!! Rrrr... it's Felucca.
    Loose vs. lose.
    Hypocracy instead of hypocrisy.
    For sell - ugh!

    And many more...
     
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    Bandaids were invented in the USA in 1920 by a fellow named Erle Dickson. He lived in New Brunswick, New Jersey and worked for Johnson & Johnson.
     
  45. Flutter

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    Fellucia? Trammelia?
     
  46. Stupid Miner

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    Hypocracy... I should start the "Hypocratic" Political party. We'd take an uncompromising Liberal *and* Conservative stance on every issue.
     
  47. Janis

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    Glad I'm not alone we have about 2 or 3 people that say "ruin" drives me nuts..... Ugh! lol What can you do tho:flame:
     
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    I say pop-wah LOL
     
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    I will set my "for sell" ruin beatle loose and my minionions will leave your castle in runes.
     
  50. BlissMarie

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    Okay, people, how do you pronounce Jhelom, Minoc, Malas and Umbra?

    I have been talking with someone new lately and he pronounces everything wrong. (haha, just messing with you, friend!)

    Draconi and crew, how do you pronounce all of the UO place names?


    BlissMarie