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Re: Canadian spelling

Strangely enough, the southern pronounciation is the same as
the Canadian. Except we're likely no make a three-syllable
word out of it: dec' - ay - ul.

> In a message dated 6/12/00 8:38:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> barker@BRUCEMAUDESIGN.COM writes:
> << Americans often make the mistake of thinking they have a monopoly on
> English
>  culture (or perhaps culture in general) >>
> One of my fondest memories of a long trip through Canada was trying to obtain
> a Canadian flag decal from a service station.  The attendant kept staring at
> me like I was a complete idiot.  Of course, I was sure he was a complete
> idiot.  "Oh," he explained, my finger pointing at the de -'cal (US). You want
> a dec'- al (CAN).
> Dean Fletcher

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