Question about updates
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Sat Aug 27 07:53:34 UTC 2011
On 27/08/11 17:07, Goh Lip wrote:
> On 27/08/11 14:01, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> Is that right, eh? Well, when everyone (anyone for that matter!) in your
>> part of the world learns how to correctly say "six" instead of saying
>> "sucks" then we may just listen to your advice, cobber :-D .
> Hey, your aussie pronunciation "sucks" too, mate.
> Here's a real tale of my first visit to OZLand.
> Immigration officer ; "You come to Australia today?"
> I heard : "You come to Australia *to die*?"
> I replied : "No, I did not come to die."
> Immigration officer : "Yesterday?"
> I heard : "Yes, to die?"
> I replied : "No! Not to die!"
> So you shouldn't mock Kiwi pronunciation, Yours sucks, big time.
> Heh heh - Goh Lip
I's curious: how many decades ago did this occur?
"Facts are stupid things."
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