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October 30th, 2003


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11:23 pm - proper!
Poll #198789 my linguistic variation like..

which is the thing keanu reeves says all the time?

whoa
15(60.0%)
woah
10(40.0%)

(30 shots upside the head | en garde!)

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From:ardentdelirium
Date:October 31st, 2003 01:56 pm (UTC)

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I didn't say "d'oh" wasn't a word, I was using it as an example simply because it is a pop culture thing pretty much everyone recognizes.

why would using 'whoa' to describe what he says be incorrect? No one has proven that it is, in fact, 'woah' and if you had the resources to check the script (the real one--the ones transcribed on the internet Im sure have a mishmash of either) I'm willing to bet it says "whoa" and he says what they write for him.

When people transcribe Bush mispronouncing nuclear they still spell its nuclear because nucular is not a word.
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From:johnbot
Date:October 31st, 2003 02:09 pm (UTC)

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It may not be incorrect, but wasn't that the purpose of this poll? Majority rules.

A lot of them, especially the sarcastic ones, will use "nucular". And I say, if the president of your country thinks nucular is a word, why shouldn't it be?

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