Freshman Missouri Rep almost made it 3 months before introducing bill urging members to say "fiscal," not "physical"


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#2

Yeah don’t miss my home state that much…
But there are some odd pronunciations there. In the rural French settled areas they manage to pronounce the town of Vichy correctly by then say Vairsails for the next town down the road.
I have almost quit saying waRsh… almost.


#3

I worked with a high level administrator who didn’t just say “physical year”. She wrote it. She would send out messages about the importance of budgeting for “the upcoming physical year”.

I’m probably not the only one who breathed a sigh of relief when she retired.


#4

I worked with people like that at a certain government space agency.


#5

Amazing that we made it through 8 years of Dubya and no one did the same thing for “nuke-yoo-ler.”


#6

That is actually the more common pronunciation in the US…


#7

After all, there is a world of difference between fiscal restraint and physical restraint.


#8

Now start working on strenth.


#9

Trying very hard to forget the 20 years that I spent living and working there.
And oh yeah, it was pointed out that I had a “California accent”


#10

I know a physicist who pronounces “specific” as “pacific”. I haven’t been able to find out if it works the same the other way around, but one of these days I’ll find out what he thinks about the Specific Ocean.


#11

I’d settle for Republicans demonstrating either…


#12

generally speaking, …


#13

I’m from MO and this isn’t interesting. The real story here is that someone else has an Olivia Newton-John holodeck program! How do I contact them?


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#15

Citation please.


#16

That’s funny and all, but what does this have to do with the young Keith Richards?


#17

She reserves a NooQueueLer option.


#18

Mitchell and webb :slight_smile:


#19

The last listed quote


#20

Ahh. I didn’t get the reference.