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#207989 - 11/11/12 09:40 PM Re: Basalt [Re: jenny jenny]
olly Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
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Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
That puts a new slant on Basalt within Tent.

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#208000 - 11/12/12 10:59 AM Re: Basalt [Re: olly]
jenny jenny Offline
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Good golly, Olly, you are right!
If it rains ba salt will melt if left outside ba tent. confused

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#208002 - 11/12/12 01:59 PM Re: Basalt [Re: olly]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 854
Loc: Alaska
Originally Posted By: olly
Basalt within Tent

Perhaps a small rock concert.

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#208024 - 11/14/12 04:34 PM Re: Basalt [Re: Jackie]
Jackie Offline

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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11610
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Oh mercy, what did I start?! This is great! laugh

But, but...zmjezhd, what did you mean about almond? I've never heard it pronounced anything but ALL-mund. Please don't shock me as much as I was when I first heard someone say PEE-can.

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#208028 - 11/14/12 05:11 PM Re: Basalt [Re: Jackie]
zmjezhd Offline
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Registered: 08/13/05
Posts: 3290
Loc: R'lyeh
I've never heard it pronounced anything but ALL-mund.

Check out the variant pronunciation in the A-H dictionary: four. I learned the first one here on the Left Coast with the first vowel as in father and the l silent.
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#208029 - 11/14/12 07:03 PM Re: Basalt [Re: zmjezhd]
olly Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 956
Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
I've never heard it pronounced anything but ALL-mund.

And I've only ever eaten an Armind never had an Allmund

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#208030 - 11/14/12 09:54 PM Re: Basalt [Re: olly]
Avy Offline
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Registered: 06/23/00
Posts: 724
"Aa-mund! Aa-mund! you philistines." signed Char - lottey Do - glass

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#208037 - 11/15/12 12:02 PM Re: Basalt [Re: Avy]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 6792
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
A TV show last night with a Hallowe'en theme
had the main characters pronouncing voodoo
as v'doo, accent on final syllable, and first just the "V".
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#208048 - 11/17/12 12:41 AM Re: Basalt [Re: Jackie]
Jackie Offline

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Registered: 03/15/00
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Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Sort of related: today on the radio (I ran a BUNCH of errands this afternoon!) I heard an ad for a restaurant that sounded like they serve urban cheese bread.

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#208050 - 11/17/12 08:44 AM Re: Basalt [Re: Jackie]
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13803
I googled it. It's herb and cheese bread. It's in a Subway ad.

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