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Old 06-02-2008, 01:42 AM   #646
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Where did the R come from?

Auckland....Au as in Or.....
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And I have officially decided never to visit New Zealand or Australia. I'd be much too embarrassed by my inability to pronounce these invisible letters.
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okay now those just sound silly. well, having heard new zealand accents, they sound normal from you guys, but if i say orckland, i'd be looked at like i was nuts.
I'll admit to taking the piss on Wellington.
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Orstruliah????
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It's not really there for you. Just for us. Because unlike Americans, we don't feel the need to Peterrrrrise the 'r' everrrrrrry time it appearrrrrrs in a worrrrrrd.
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Brisbanye? Pronounced like Kanye?
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I'll admit to taking the piss on Wellington.
I like to call it Wellywood to take the piss.
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The pronunciation.
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Says the guy from Shepparvegas.
Actually its Sheppahole!
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hey ya'll! another night of unruhe for me. what's up?
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I'll admit to taking the piss on Wellington.


how is it really pronounced? not that i'll ever visit these cities, and if i ever did, i'd just end up getting nervous and pronounce them like a hick and sound even more american than i do currently and make a fool of myself.
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I like to call it Wellywood to take the piss.
So do i.

But i also enjoy overdoing the NZ ucksent on it.
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Orstruliah????


Nah, just to confuse you it's Osstrayleeyah
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