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Old 03-16-2007, 12:14 PM   #1
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I work for a company that has a branch office in the Toronto area. I have been calling places around there to look for business DSL packages. I have to bite my tounge when listening to them because their accents are so funny to me.

about (a-bowt) = a-boat

I nearly start rolling on the floor everytime they say that.

Although I can't say much, since I have a nasal midwest accent.

Crazy Canadians...

I really do like Canada though.
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Have you ever watched the South Park movie?

What'* this all aboot?
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Oh yes. But I never hear them say "aboot". It'* always "a-boat".
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Yeah, I like the South Park spin on it.

I work with a few Canadians. My favorite is when they say process. They say PRO-cess.

One time in a meeting a co-worker asked a Canadian co-worker of ours if he calls prostitutes - PRO-stitutes

No offense intended btw... Canada rocks!
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Thats Eastern Canada lol
Out here..its about...a boot? a boat? lmfao
I get a kick of calling souther states for work
PEOPLE ACTUALLY SAY Y'all down there, I cant belive it

btw..we say process out here..not prOcess lol
But we do say Eh alot
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Thats Eastern Canada lol
Out here..its about...a boot? a boat? lmfao
I get a kick of calling souther states for work
PEOPLE ACTUALLY SAY Y'all down there, I cant belive it

btw..we say process out here..not prOcess lol
But we do say Eh alot
semee (semi), hey
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Thats Eastern Canada lol
Out here..its about...a boot? a boat? lmfao
I get a kick of calling souther states for work
PEOPLE ACTUALLY SAY Y'all down there, I cant belive it

btw..we say process out here..not prOcess lol
But we do say Eh alot
Bill W is trying to program us US Easterners with ever so special word Eh, Eh

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I dont think i have ever heard any one say a-bout I my self dont even say it but i know i do say EH alot and i love it...yall just a bunch of hicks :P
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yeah Aboot isnt a big thing at all
I say it as a joke alot though lol
And it is a Sem-E not a Sem-I
I work in a shop that repairs Sem-e'*
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I have NEVER heard Jim say "eh"






































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