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Forn Star or the Dangers of a Western Accent

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  • Forn Star or the Dangers of a Western Accent

    First, good heavens this smartphone has bad keyboard interface!

    Pardon my odd spacing but Motorala does not know how to program a phone
    that can handle margins and scrolling.

    Once again my accent got me into trouble and for the same reason. It has to do
    with how I pronounce the word foreign with one syllable as in forn. In any kind
    of noisy environment that f can sound like a p thus giving a comic misquotation
    on my taste in movies. Now I just stick with saying international.

    First time tha happened I was talking with my pastor!!!!

    Im not sure how to describe my accent since it never sounds like an accent to the
    one speaking. I dont sound like Slim Pickens but since up until recently I was unaware John Wayne HAD an accent that might be a good baseline.

    Anyway Ive stopped saying foreign.

    Any other stories of how an accent comically screwed up what you meant to say?
    A new life awaits you in the off world colonies; the chance to begin again in a golden land of opportunity and adventure!

  • #2
    Originally posted by Pirateship1982 View Post
    First, good heavens this smartphone has bad keyboard interface!

    Pardon my odd spacing but Motorala does not know how to program a phone
    that can handle margins and scrolling.

    Once again my accent got me into trouble and for the same reason. It has to do
    with how I pronounce the word foreign with one syllable as in forn. In any kind
    of noisy environment that f can sound like a p thus giving a comic misquotation
    on my taste in movies. Now I just stick with saying international.

    First time tha happened I was talking with my pastor!!!!

    Im not sure how to describe my accent since it never sounds like an accent to the
    one speaking. I dont sound like Slim Pickens but since up until recently I was unaware John Wayne HAD an accent that might be a good baseline.

    Anyway Ive stopped saying foreign.

    Any other stories of how an accent comically screwed up what you meant to say?
    Must have something to do with your voice change at 30.
    "Ask not what your country can do for you"

    Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

    you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

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    • #3
      Blame it on Ted Turner who fined anyone that used the word "foreign" at his Communist News Network. Made for some interesting news reporting when a reporter has to stop and remove an international object from his eye.
      http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/Nieman...alLecture.aspx
      “Breaking News,”

      “Something irrelevant in your life just happened and now we are going to blow it all out of proportion for days to keep you distracted from what's really going on.”

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Half Pint John View Post
        Must have something to do with your voice change at 30.
        30, heck I could grow a full beard at 15 and sing bass. My voice changes any deeper and Ill sound like Sam Elliot!
        A new life awaits you in the off world colonies; the chance to begin again in a golden land of opportunity and adventure!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Pirateship1982 View Post
          30, heck I could grow a full beard at 15 and sing bass. My voice changes any deeper and Ill sound like Sam Elliot!
          Will, ya being from the middle of MO I doubt that you sound as much western as ya do hicksville.
          "Ask not what your country can do for you"

          Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

          you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Pirateship1982 View Post
            First, good heavens this smartphone has bad keyboard interface!

            Pardon my odd spacing but Motorala does not know how to program a phone
            that can handle margins and scrolling.

            Once again my accent got me into trouble and for the same reason. It has to do
            with how I pronounce the word foreign with one syllable as in forn. In any kind
            of noisy environment that f can sound like a p thus giving a comic misquotation
            on my taste in movies. Now I just stick with saying international.

            First time tha happened I was talking with my pastor!!!!

            Im not sure how to describe my accent since it never sounds like an accent to the
            one speaking. I dont sound like Slim Pickens but since up until recently I was unaware John Wayne HAD an accent that might be a good baseline.

            Anyway Ive stopped saying foreign.

            Any other stories of how an accent comically screwed up what you meant to say?
            Motorola is still around?

            Buy an Android. Hell, just buy Microsoft or something Korean; LG or Samsung. Avoid Nokia.
            A wild liberal appears! Conservative uses logical reasoning and empirical evidence! It's super effective! Wild liberal faints.

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            • #7
              Actually a crappy LG phone was what prompted the switch. This is an Atrix 2. Actually not too shabby just the keypad interface is a little obnoxious. So far I like everything else. But that damn Neon model never survived more than six months before touch screen malfunctions.
              A new life awaits you in the off world colonies; the chance to begin again in a golden land of opportunity and adventure!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Destroyer25 View Post
                Avoid Nokia.
                I am sceptical after the change to Wind7 OS, but Apple headsman(well someone from top management) said that Lumia is the best smart phone at the moment...
                In a swamp scum rises to the top

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                • #9
                  ...what?
                  ARRRR! International Talk Like A Pirate Day - September 19th
                  IN MARE IN COELO

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Pirateship1982 View Post
                    First, good heavens this smartphone has bad keyboard interface!

                    Pardon my odd spacing but Motorala does not know how to program a phone
                    that can handle margins and scrolling.

                    Once again my accent got me into trouble and for the same reason. It has to do
                    with how I pronounce the word foreign with one syllable as in forn. In any kind
                    of noisy environment that f can sound like a p thus giving a comic misquotation
                    on my taste in movies. Now I just stick with saying international.

                    First time tha happened I was talking with my pastor!!!!

                    Im not sure how to describe my accent since it never sounds like an accent to the
                    one speaking. I dont sound like Slim Pickens but since up until recently I was unaware John Wayne HAD an accent that might be a good baseline.

                    Anyway Ive stopped saying foreign.

                    Any other stories of how an accent comically screwed up what you meant to say?
                    Does your pastor have some reason to be suspicious of you?

                    Do what Deep Southerners do - say "Fern".

                    I remember the first time a British female said she would be around in the morning to "knock me up"! Turned out it meant to come by and knock on the door.

                    Too funny!
                    Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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                    • #11
                      Are we making fun of me here?
                      I have a plain old Samsung flip phone. I got tired of butt dialing my parents.
                      This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by rebpreacher View Post
                        Are we making fun of me here?
                        I have a plain old Samsung flip phone. I got tired of butt dialing my parents.
                        It probably wasn't much fun for them to answer butt calls, either!
                        Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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                        • #13
                          No,in one day my mom said I called her 3 times. I said I did not! Although call records said I did. That is when I got a flip phone.
                          This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by rebpreacher View Post
                            No,in one day my mom said I called her 3 times. I said I did not! Although call records said I did. That is when I got a flip phone.
                            My old LG kept clicking up the internet when it was in my pocket.

                            My new one is eccentric too. AT&T offers no data unlimited and you must have a data plan and they force load several apps onto your phone that perpetually siphon off data. So I have to manually keep my phone disconnected from the internet when not in use.

                            And I wouldn't dare keep it in my back pocket. I always get told how peculiar it is that I don't keep my phone on me typically but hey, those fancy pants tricorders are expensive!

                            I bet Spock doesn't even have Wi Fi!

                            A new life awaits you in the off world colonies; the chance to begin again in a golden land of opportunity and adventure!

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                            • #15
                              I haven't found a cell holster that I haven't torn off my belt yet. And the magnetic leather pouch?? That thing gets raised up and I would lose it. Not my thing. Now I have a camo phone holster. We'll see how long it lasts.
                              This bass guitar kills TERRORISTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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