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David.
02-02-2005, 07:37 PM
pistachio? My friends make fun of me for how I pronounce it.

is it pisAHchio rhyming with cat

or pistAWchio rhyming with saw

poll forthcoming

Saulbadguy
02-02-2005, 07:37 PM
like a cat.

David.
02-02-2005, 07:38 PM
damnit >=(

FloridaChief
02-02-2005, 07:39 PM
Pist-ach-e-oh

Stress the 2nd syllable.

Pants
02-02-2005, 07:39 PM
Like a duck. It's the AH sound, not AW.

Spicy McHaggis
02-02-2005, 07:40 PM
Yeah I'd have to resist the urge to pop somebody in the mouth if I heard pistawwwwchio.

Skip Towne
02-02-2005, 07:41 PM
Like a cat.

Pants
02-02-2005, 07:41 PM
Yeah I'd have to resist the urge to pop somebody in the mouth if I heard pistawwwwchio.

ROFL f'sho.

David.
02-02-2005, 07:41 PM
Yeah I'd have to resist the urge to pop somebody in the mouth if I heard pistawwwwchio.

that's how I've always pronounced it. It DOES sound kind of uk-ish.

Pants
02-02-2005, 07:42 PM
that's how I've always pronounced it. It DOES sound kind of uk-ish.

More redneckish than anything.

David.
02-02-2005, 07:42 PM
More redneckish than anything.

pft, pistAHchio sounds redneck to me.

Spicy McHaggis
02-02-2005, 07:44 PM
yeah pistawchio definately sounds more yuppie to me than pistachio

Pants
02-02-2005, 07:44 PM
pft, pistAHchio sounds redneck to me.

Your mom sounds redneck to me. OHHHHHHH yu0 g0t pwn'dddd, oneoneone1111!!~!~!!!!!1111onetow omfg

Ultra Peanut
02-02-2005, 07:54 PM
Like "mustachio" with "piss" filling in for the "mus."

Ultra Peanut
02-02-2005, 07:55 PM
More redneckish than anything.Southern accents are basically dragged-out versions of British accents.

Count Alex's Losses
02-02-2005, 08:05 PM
Pissed-A-Chee-O.

David.
02-02-2005, 08:10 PM
well...I got phob on my side

morphius
02-02-2005, 08:15 PM
well...I got phob on my side
I'm pretty sure that really doesn't help your case much.

David.
02-02-2005, 08:34 PM
I'm pretty sure that really doesn't help your case much.

http://www.excalibr.com/odd/ohsnap.jpg

Pants
02-02-2005, 08:39 PM
http://www.excalibr.com/odd/ohsnap.jpg

OMFG ROFL I didn't realize what this picture was at first, then I saw his leg. Wow.

Braincase
02-02-2005, 08:59 PM
Pass 'em red nuts, dude.

Pants
02-02-2005, 09:00 PM
Pass 'em red nuts, dude.

Huh?

go bowe
02-02-2005, 09:14 PM
Like a duck. It's the AH sound, not AW.good lord, i agree with metrolike...

does that make me cool? :shrug:

RedandGold
02-02-2005, 09:47 PM
Yeah I'd have to resist the urge to pop somebody in the mouth if I heard pistawwwwchio.

:thumb:

That just reeks of pretentiousness...

Iowanian
02-02-2005, 09:48 PM
Piss-Tash-EE-Oh

David.
02-02-2005, 09:56 PM
:thumb:

That just reeks of pretentiousness...

I don't mean for it to be. The way I say it is how I've always said it.

RedandGold
02-02-2005, 09:59 PM
I don't mean for it to be. The way I say it is how I've always said it.

I was referring to the dragging out of the "awwwwwww" sound as being pretentious. It's no biggy if you simply mispronounce it! :D

Pants
02-02-2005, 10:01 PM
good lord, i agree with metrolike...

does that make me cool? :shrug:

Congratulations, you now know the meaning of cool. You can thank me later.