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How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby peachlandnotary » Nov 8th, 2012, 8:56 pm

The town seems to be split on the pronunciation of the street "Huston" in Peachland?
Is the "u" pronounced "uh" or "ew"??
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Nov 8th, 2012, 8:58 pm

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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby gardengirl » Nov 8th, 2012, 9:42 pm

I would pronounce it as hewston. Reference: Walter Huston, John Huston, Anjelica Huston.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby Captain Awesome » Nov 9th, 2012, 9:11 am

Huston, we have a problem.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby peachlandnotary » Nov 9th, 2012, 10:10 am

Ha! It seems trivial, but this stirs up debate in the community of Peachland (ya, I know...we don't have a lot going on here)
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby TyrianQuill » Nov 9th, 2012, 5:06 pm

  
I pronounce Huston with the "u" pronounced, be it acceptable by the long time locals or not. I have lived in Peachland since early 2002, and I continue to pronounce Trepanier as Tre/pan/yah.

The way I see it is, if someone tries to convert me to their way, it reveals more about that person than it does about me.

I was raised (in Ontario) with the (sociably unpopular) concept that the rules of manners and social acceptability’s are to be used to guild one’s self, and, are not be used to judge others. This way of thinking I am aware is not popularly practiced so I am prepared to accept that if I am corrected or thought-less-of because of the way I pronounce a word, so be it.

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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby French Castanut » Nov 9th, 2012, 7:16 pm

Hoss-tunnn?

Like treeee-pâh-nâh-yeuuuuuuuuur

Like Younge St in Toronto is prunonced "Young"...

Do you prunonce Hod-sun Bay or Ewd-sun Bay? "Hudson Bay" "Hudson" "Huston"

I think you got your answer right there.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby dogspoiler » Nov 9th, 2012, 7:46 pm

How about Gummow rd.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby Slick Lizzy1 » Nov 12th, 2012, 8:38 am

Chew your "gum"
"Mow" your lawn. Gummow Rd

Hewston we have a problem .....Huston Rd
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby coffeeFreak » Nov 12th, 2012, 10:31 am

Kind of like Osoyoos, where you can tell the difference between the locals and the visitors by how it is pronounced...
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby French Castanut » Nov 12th, 2012, 10:43 am

Prunonced Oh-SEW-youss
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby dogspoiler » Nov 12th, 2012, 11:03 am

Prunonced ?
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby Bsuds » Nov 12th, 2012, 11:07 am

dogspoiler wrote:Prunonced ?



Mussbe French lingoo... :127:
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby Bman » Nov 12th, 2012, 11:21 am

Pra nun seeation a la francais.
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Re: How do you pronounce "Huston" road???

Postby French Castanut » Nov 12th, 2012, 2:59 pm

Babbitman wrote:Pra nun seeation a la francais.


Prononciation à la française. :sunshine:
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