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Discussion in 'The Backstage' started by Australian, Apr 11, 2019.
‘Arkansas’ is spelled wrong.
Yes, yes it is. Absolutely. And why is seen and peen pronounced seen and peen but been is pronounced ben..and then bean is pronounced been? The English language is stupid that's why. But the Arkansaw thing? I think that has to do with someones great great great grandma being a sheep.
I stand corrected Oztrailia, pardon my hillbilly heritage (Ohiyo)
You sure it's not Arkinsaw?
Ok Australia isnt literal either, but it can be worked out .
But with ‘Arkansas’, I didn’t marry up the written word with the pronounciated word for some time.
It was the Area 52 of my memory.
It doesnt bother me. I’d rather this than pc lame talk. Btw, my chain gang want a guitar each from your stash.
Maybe your study of history doesnt go as far back as 1776?
Pilgrim or Convict, were both oppressively and unjustly tried and persecuted.
Thats the New Zealan pronounciation.
FFS, STRAYA YA CAHNS!
Spelling is a decadent European concept
The word itself is a Quapaw word told to the French.....
That's it , I blame the French ....they fckd up a lotta pronunciations 'round here ....
Was just about to say I thought it sounded/looked like a French word...
The Arkansas River is pronounced "ar-Kan-ses."
Now here's and educational thread
I can't believe someone has the actual answer.
Makes perfect sense, so pronounce this lake in Arkansas...Ouachita...I can tell you now, you're wrong.
Beautiful lake, BTW...going there in a few weeks.
What do a divorce in Arkansas, a tornado in Kansas, and a hurricane in Florida have in common?
Somebody's fixin' to lose them a trailer.