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Rankin_File
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Today to recon some control.... decided against it.  

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MightyMoe
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Posted by: Rankin_File

Today to recon some control.... decided against it.  

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Wimp!!! 😉 

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A bunch of snow fell on us last night and this morning; 4 inches here in Puyallup.

Just about shut this town down! The news was all over it; all morning long; amazing...

 

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The ACs are on today to keep my motherboards from melting.

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I drove a Hamster Car up and over Wolf Creek pass two weeks ago in a blizzard without chains.......  Just give it a chance....  😉

 

 

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Posted by: Jitterboogie

I drove a Hamster Car up and over Wolf Creek pass two weeks ago in a blizzard without chains.......  Just give it a chance....  😉

 

 

One of these ???

hamster

😎

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Posted by: FL/GA PLS.
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I drove a Hamster Car up and over Wolf Creek pass two weeks ago in a blizzard without chains.......  Just give it a chance....  😉

 

 

One of these ???

hamster

😎

Close!

 

It was this:

Non_turbo Base model........

 

 

 

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Maybe it is a cultural thing but we in the south do not "fixing", we always "fixin".....no g at the end.

Is it an educational thing? 

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Posted by: Just A. Surveyor

Maybe it is a cultural thing but we in the south do not "fixing", we always "fixin".....no g at the end.

Is it an educational thing? 

Interestingly (to me anyway), a few years ago on the TV game show "Wheel of Fortune" a contestant's answer was denied as correct because the final "g" in a word ending in "ing" was not pronounced.  There was little the contestant could do because of a waiver they sign prior to the show acknowledging the judges as the final say on any answer.  But it did start a minor firestorm on social media about whether the Southern enunciation that so often 'drops' the "g" is proper or not.

I'm not sure if anybody's mind was changed, but I did agree with one scholar's explanation.  He asserted that while the spelling may include the letter "g" common vernacular in some areas of the country choose to make it a silent "g".  One argument exampled the pronunciation by some folks of the word "about" spoken as "aboot".  I felt that was a good example of regional dialect defying phonetics.

I also drop the "g" sound in my speech (have all my life) and don't consider it improper English.  But my personal English also includes the word "gonna" as a contraction of the two words "going to". 😉

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