Joyzy Shaw
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Birky, not BurKAY
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Everytime I open DCF, there is squats in the upper right corner: "Burque doesn't rhyme with quirky." In a starburst yet. Yes, it's true. Burque doesn't rhyme with quirky. But Albuquerque does. It's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen CM Sep 3, 2010.

 

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Joyzy Shaw replied to Granjero's discussion Smoke Quitting
"...then there's weed...no nicotine, plenty of smoke."
May 5, 2011
Joyzy Shaw replied to Granjero's discussion Smoke Quitting
"When I quit, I'd take a deep breath whenever I wanted a cig. By the time I let it out, I'd realize I'm getting more and more room in my lungs and found I didn't want one after all."
May 5, 2011
Joyzy Shaw replied to Norio Hayakawa's discussion Why I love Albuquerque and New Mexico!!
"Something I once heard. Just googled the hell out of it and nothing. NEVER MIND!"
Dec 10, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to Norio Hayakawa's discussion Why I love Albuquerque and New Mexico!!
"I also like the lithium in the water."
Dec 10, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to Norio Hayakawa's discussion Why I love Albuquerque and New Mexico!!
"I like the alleys in the University Nob Hill area. They seem absolutely rural."
Dec 10, 2010
Joyzy Shaw commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post ABQ Journal & Larry Barker: Not Exactly the Whole Story
"Naming public works after living polititian should have gone out with Hitler. One of my prized maps of Los Angeles has the Richard M. Nixon Freeway where the Marina Freeway was before and after his administration. And let us not forget whose…"
Nov 23, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Lead / Coal Fisaco
"Thank you hettie. I should have checked first. Sometimes I live under a rock."
Nov 20, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to chantal's discussion Design changes on this site
"YAY! You finally changed the banner! I told ya so: Burque DOES rhyme with QUIRKY! NYAH! NYAH!"
Oct 13, 2010
Stephen CM replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"My mother in law (from Iowa) adds a "z" to the word 'salsa', in an effort to sound more authentic. As in, "Did you get the mild salza?". Likewise, my aunt, who lives in Burque, pronounces 'Hispanic" with an…"
Sep 3, 2010
Joyzy Shaw left a comment for Open Space Visitor Center
"I don't care how open the space visitors are. They belong in Roswell."
Aug 24, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"Yes. I talk exactly like that."
Aug 6, 2010
DaveM replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"So you just got back from this nice vacation to Florida and parts of Europe. As you’re telling us briefly about your trip does it sound like this: We first flew to Or-lawn-doh Flor-ee-duh to go to DisneyWorld. Then we drove to Mee-Ah-mee and…"
Aug 6, 2010
once banned twice shy replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"No, not really. The 'r' is still there at the end. So you'd end up with a pronunciation more like "Oyrenur." That 'r' is definitely sounded."
Aug 5, 2010
Joyzy Shaw replied to Gary Seven's discussion Bob Clark Morning Show - Awful
"Lost cause. NPR for me."
Aug 5, 2010
once banned twice shy replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"I think you might need to correct the lady on the Dur Anus for Durahnes. Please. I remember once I was mispronouncing the name of a hotel in Germany "Eurener Hof" Before I learned German. I kept saying "UrinerHof" until a…"
Aug 5, 2010
hettie replied to Joyzy Shaw's discussion Birky, not BurKAY
"heehee, "yewstin" always cracks me up. I go to school with a lady from yewstin who talks about her first apartment in abq which was located in "ee-dew" (you know, the old huning highland neighborhood, east of downtown). she also,…"
Aug 5, 2010

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