celtic at sairyx.org
Thu Mar 2 10:54:37 UTC 2006
Russell Cook wrote:
> I think on this list we all know its oo-boon-too.
> However if I said that to any Aussie that wasn't on the list they'd
> think either a) I'm swearing at them, b) I'd had a stroke or c) lost
> my mind. So we tend to say "you-bun-too". So now it's no longer an
> African word, but the australianised (bastardised??) version of the
> name of a flavour of Debian Linux :-()
... a) would they?
b) would you've?
I've never heard it pronounced anything but correctly here (Victoria).
When I meet someone who mispronounces (read: my *mother*), I kill them.
.. or re-educate them.
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