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Old 03-24-2006, 09:13 PM   #1
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Do people in alberta say "eh" more than most canadians?? For work I have been talking to our friends from up north and it seems as if alberta likes to overuse the word "eh" than most any other place in canada. I was just talkin to a guy from Red Deer and he said eh at least 40 times in a 10 minute phone call lol
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No, it depends on the person not the province :P

Albertans just whine about having to share their wealth with the rest of Canada...
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The stereotype is alive and strong!
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The stereotype is alive and strong!
Kind of like the stereotype that all American'* say y'all

No not all Canadians say eh! But according to Bill, I say "about" werid.
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I picked up an accent from you when you came to MI last year. Not terribly noticeable, but I could hear it.
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The stereotype is alive and strong!
I picked up an accent from you when you came to MI last year. Not terribly noticeable, but I could hear it.

a lot of people say I talk like a texan from canada....I always get **** for it I dont use the word eh that much though.
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i say "eh" a lot. people have asked me if i lived in canada. michigans not quite close enough, eh?
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Its a stereotype eh, not everyone in canada says eh on a regular basis, but eh oh well

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The stereotype is alive and strong!
I picked up an accent from you when you came to MI last year. Not terribly noticeable, but I could hear it.
Very well possible, but nothin bets the New England accent...down by the rivah, steaboat charleh tooted his hooern...

heheh
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The stereotype is alive and strong!
I picked up an accent from you when you came to MI last year. Not terribly noticeable, but I could hear it.
Very well possible, but nothin bets the New England accent...down by the rivah, steaboat charleh tooted his hooern...

heheh
The first year I visited you two or three times, I picked up an accent too. I don't recall saying eh though
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