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Re: Pronunciation (funny) by mukina2: 10:44pm On May 12, 2007
red = ret

consume= conshume


thank you= tankiyou
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 11:20am On May 13, 2007
Food - Foodt
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 4:52am On May 23, 2007
y'all, i've never laughed so hard in my life! grin grin grin
some funny shit up here
make i add some hausa pronounciation:

television - telebishin
phone - pone
telephone - teleho (special dialect)
for - po
engine - injin
come - kwom
people  - feofle
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by ronnieslimz(f): 12:59pm On May 25, 2007
lolzzzz. .

working - walking
church - churchi
service - safici
sharp - chap
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:22pm On May 25, 2007
google - goggle grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 3:39am On May 27, 2007
Joke - Yoke
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by chiogo(f): 11:28pm On May 27, 2007
z------ zed
insult------ hinsult
abuse------ habuse
ugly-----------huccly
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 6:10am On May 28, 2007
Sleep - zleep
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 1:20am On May 29, 2007
jesus christ, this thread is so hilarious!
i can't even laugh anymore grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by Kemjisuper(m): 7:15pm On May 29, 2007
P.D.P = Fee Dee Fee
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 1:02am On May 30, 2007
kemjisuper. lmao. grin see as you finish our fellow hausa feofle. grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 5:52am On May 30, 2007
lmao


Thief - Fief
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by sophienwa(f): 1:13pm On Jun 05, 2007
silencer - salensa
trafficator/pointer - transfikato
Saturday - saoda
Peugeot - pijo, pijot
salon - salun
carton - catun
instead of saying i am on my knees some say i am on my kneels
barbeach -babeesh

now back to topic

cognac - conyak
surrey quays - sorry keys
plumber - plumer
woolwich,norwich - woolich,norich etc (all the wich areas in UK have their 'w' silent
Leicester - lester
yacht - yot
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by Roadblock: 2:23pm On Jun 05, 2007
yes---- Yels
Chess- Chelss
grin grin grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:38pm On Jun 05, 2007
Roadblock:

yes---- Yels
Chess- Chelss
grin grin grin

abi o, roadblock. i knew something was missing here.  grin

also,
confused - convunced
kneel down there - nee down dere or lee down dere
stool - stood         as in ba mi mu stood yen wagrin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:47pm On Jun 05, 2007
booth - boot
but - bet
luck - lucki
person - pesin
pencil - pensu
hospital - hospitu
ate - et
computer - computa
bath - baf grin
textbook - tesbook

and the ever present h-factor for the english-challenged yoruba peeps  grin

i hate you - i ate you
my house - ma ouse
egg - hegg
head - ead
l (el) - hel
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 5:44am On Jun 06, 2007
Super , Zuper
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by Roadblock: 12:15pm On Jun 06, 2007
Nation- Nason
Shout - Sout grin grin grin

Ibadan People abeg no vex
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 5:54am On Jun 07, 2007
Solid - zolid
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by VOR(m): 12:25pm On Jun 07, 2007
@Queen2

I know what I am about to say is somewhat off topic (please indulge me posters)
but can I just mention what an awesomely fine looking babe
you are. You can be my Queen anyday.(if only!!!)

You even got your headtie to match your curtains. grin grin grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 8:32pm On Jun 07, 2007
VOR, abeg vamoose commot this forum if you no dey contribute. cool
stop spoiling the flow of things.
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by VOR(m): 9:08pm On Jun 07, 2007
soulpatrol:

VOR, abeg vamoose commot this forum if you no dey contribute. cool
stop spoiling the flow of things.

@Soulpatrol

Na wa o. It is not up to that ke.

Oya put your own pisho(note the funny pronunciation grin) make I serenade
you with compliments too. cool cool cool
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 10:30pm On Jun 07, 2007
@ VOR. i just dey play with you. biko, i no wan put my pisho for this here place, you fit complement me nevertheless. just pretend i'm fina than halle berry. grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 10:32pm On Jun 07, 2007
Bisi - Visis
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:43pm On Jun 07, 2007
chinchin - shinshin cool
buns - bons
groundnut - granot
pizza - pissa
chocomilo - shocomilo
milk - mik
sugar - shuga
salt - sot
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by debosky(m): 11:46pm On Jun 07, 2007
buns is actually bonce cheesy

and milk is meek wink
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:47pm On Jun 07, 2007
i heard this one in a yoruba movie, i swear it was hilarious! it was obviously a mispronounciation, but then again, wetin concern naija movies with editing? grin

refurbish - refublish
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by soulpatrol(f): 11:48pm On Jun 07, 2007
abi o debosky. na your people be that o. but we are all guilty of misponounciation. it took me ages to stop saying "baf" insetad of "bath" grin
wetin i go do? i be naija girl now cheesy
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by debosky(m): 12:10am On Jun 08, 2007
na so oh my sista, habits die hard, but we still be naija till we die grin
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by VOR(m): 10:53am On Jun 08, 2007
soulpatrol:

abi o debosky. na your people be that o. but we are all guilty of misponounciation. it took me ages to stop saying "baf" insetad of "bath" grin
wetin i go do? i be naija girl now cheesy

I don't know where you are located Soul patrol but in the UK
Southern English people say -barf and northerners say -baf
just like you used to. Which is correct? Take your choice.
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by 9ja4eva: 10:12am On Jun 10, 2007
Verizon - Erizen
Re: Pronunciation (funny) by ronnieslimz(f): 10:04am On Jun 11, 2007
bathroom - baffrum

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