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"Don't Cry for me Argentina!"

Discussion in 'Imperium OffTopicum' started by Birdjaguar, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. Omega124

    Omega124 Challenging Fate

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    People who call IOT "IoT" are suspects. No exception.
     
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  2. Ailedhoo

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    Isle of Thanet?
     
  3. Tani Coyote

    Tani Coyote Son of Huehuecoyotl

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    I still like that it rhymes with "coyote" myself

    I was a scribe of the trickster deities long before I even knew of them
     
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    IOT and coyote don't rhyme.
     
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    Thorvald of Lym A Little Sketchy

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    Wait, does Tani pronounce it "Eye-Ott"?
     
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  6. Sonereal

    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    Doesn't everyone?
     
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    I say coyote like ‘cai-yo-tea’ & IOT like ‘eye-oh-tea’ so I can absolutely see TFox’s point here.
     
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    Eye-Ott does not rhyme with coyote...
     
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    I think you are meant to say it Eee-Ott like the donkey from Winnie the Pho
     
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    Tani Coyote Son of Huehuecoyotl

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    I pronounce each letter, so Eye Oh Tea.
     
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    Sonereal ♫We got the guillotine♫ Supporter

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    Coyote is pronounced ki-yote.
     
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    Hear, hear
     
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! YOU CAN'T DESTROY ALL THE DEMONS WITH A GUN WE WERE GOING TO INVADE THE EARTHERINO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

    haha bfg go brr
     
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    Same.
     
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    :shake: I thought you were a Continental, Joan:
    I thought it was coy-oat? Hence, coywolf/woyote.
     
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    Tani Coyote Son of Huehuecoyotl

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    Typical US pronunciation is Kai (as in the Dragon Ball species) Yo (as in the casual greeting) Tea (as in the beverage).

    More rural areas tend to drop the end though.

    It's a butchering of the original Spanish which is itself a butchering of the original Nahuatl and holy lord I did not imagine something this silly could be so contentious.

    This is without getting into how the rules change. Coywolf was mentioned and a lot of people I've seen will pronounce the "coy" like the separate word "coy" when it should, in the interest of consistency, be "kai."

    I have embraced the madness. Coyote furs regularly call each other "yotes" and we often pronounce it rhyming with "oats" even though we'll also pronounce coyote itself as "Kai-Yo-Tea"

    Now how about crawfish vs crayfish vs crawdads, y'all?
     
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    The Burning Legion needs to be crushed!
     
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