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most quoted re "patriotism": Jonathan North Washington (22), Tristan Alexander McLeay (17), other (12), anonymous (8), Rianna (5)

other categories found with "patriotism": language (32), provincialism (24), politics (15), linguistics (14), badness (12)



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[link] heard: 10 May 2012
[edit] added: 10 May 2012

(21:01:22) [anon 1]: and [redacted] is still the biggest dick

(21:01:24) [anon 1]: I've ever worked with

(21:01:41) [anon 2]: I've worked with worse

(21:01:48) [anon 1]: yes

(21:01:56) [anon 1]: but have you worked with worse for essentially $5 an hour?

(21:02:08) [anon 2]: I've worked with worse for free :-P

(21:02:13) [anon 1]: good lawd.

(21:02:18) [anon 2]: plus, I live in America

(21:02:22) [anon 2]: where half the country is dicks

(21:02:23) [anon 1]: OH GOD

(21:02:24) [anon 1]: GOOD POINT

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 9 April 2011
[edit] added: 17 May 2011

Monolingual people are so paranoid!

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 10 February 2011
[edit] added: 10 February 2011

"In Azərbaycan when someone is stupid we call them a Mongol."

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[link] heard: 5 November 2010
[edit] added: 5 November 2010

"That's why British people hate us:"

[effects RP]

"‘None of your rich people are posh.’"

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[link] heard: 25 October 2009
[edit] added: 24 October 2009

"Okay, here's one of my stories about moonshine. So I have this uncle named Sam, and he's married to a French woman..."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 23 January 2009
[edit] added: 23 January 2009

(22:16:04) jonathan: though the ty/vy forms are taking over :\

(22:16:40) jonathan: (hint: ty/vy = Russian)

(22:17:29) [anon]: wow

(22:17:36) jonathan: wow?

(22:17:58) [anon]: russians

(22:18:15) jonathan: russians = wow?

(22:19:40) [anon]: yeah.. . they are so sneaky.. conquering by inserting pronouns into other languages.

(22:21:11) [anon]: though i guess that's probably not all that gets inserted... and languages are probably not the only thing that gets err.. penetrated.. umm.. anyway

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 24 July 2008
[edit] added: 24 July 2008

(19:13:28) [me]: yeah, they have a lot of quays in canada

(19:13:39) [Tristan]: probably to keep the americans out

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 9 June 2008
[edit] added: 9 June 2008

(15:45:30) [me]: you make gourmet food from foodbank handouts?

(15:45:39) Aladnsane: This is the PNW.

(15:46:07) Aladnsane: Foodbank handouts are raw ingredients, some canned goods, bakery rosemary diamantes, fresh fruit and veg... *shrug*

(15:46:15) Aladnsane: If you know how to take your pick, yes, I do

...

(15:49:05) Aladnsane: Seriously though; the Food Bank here is amazing

(15:50:49) Aladnsane: I've gotten fresh bell peppers, fresh cilantro, there's ALWAYS good bread (largely because most people going there have families, so they need whitebread for the kids, because they don't seem to realize that kids are /trained/ to be picky, rather than being naturally picky - it's serving them 'kids food', that makes kids picky), I mean, there's always things that are hard to find,

(15:50:51) [me]: in Seattle, I can imagine

(15:51:06) Aladnsane: Bellingham

(15:51:13) Aladnsane: In Seattle, I could get all of that Dumpster Diving

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[link] heard: 22 April 2008
[edit] added: 22 April 2008

(19:22:47) kesuari: so i mean, a large part of why i want to move overseas is so i can move out of my parent's place

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 26 February 2008
[edit] added: 26 February 2008

(22:39:11) [me]: well, we all know the French are chauvinists. They even invented the word.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 21 February 2008
[edit] added: 21 February 2008

(17:26:23) [me]: well, the ranking of constraints in America right now is something like Security >> Freedom

(17:26:59) [me]: and that's Security[National], not Security[Personal], mind you

(17:27:15) kesuari: (in australia: IDon'tCareButIVote >> *)

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[link] heard: 20 February 2008
[edit] added: 22 February 2008

Nick: "Actually [ˈgæɹəʤ] is a whole genre of music."

all: "You mean [gɻ̩ˈɑʒ]."

Nick: "It's quite different actually."

Nick being the sole Brit among a crowd of Americans
phonetics, patriotism, germanics
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[link] heard: 13 February 2008
[edit] added: 13 February 2008

(14:54:07) Michaela: in english school can refer to either a university or an elementary school--as long as it's an educational institution

(14:55:12) [me]: no, in American English

(14:55:29) Michaela: true

(14:55:39) Michaela: but really, i mean, we know who's running the show these days

(14:55:44) Michaela: i'm not ethnocentric, but come on

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 21 December 2007
[edit] added: 21 December 2007

(15:15:12) [anon1]: no CIA for you. better finish the PhD

(15:15:27) [anon2]: why do you keep denying me the government jobs?

(15:15:35) [anon2]: they must have a pretty interesting file on me already

(15:16:16) [anon1]: on me too i would imagine

(15:16:48) [anon1]: if we ever applied we would fail the background check -- they wouldn't have the energy to complete it! :)

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[link] heard: 19 December 2007
[edit] added: 19 December 2007

(19:25:03) Adam B: There's only maybe 4 or 5 outside the US that are certified by the US, letting their graduates practice in the US

(19:25:14) Adam B: Glasgow is one of them, which is why we are here

(19:30:25) Adam B: And they speak English here

(19:30:27) Adam B: Sort-of

(19:30:33) Adam B: Close enough

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[link] heard: 1 December 2007
[edit] added: 30 November 2007

(02:48:09) [anon]: if there is one thing turks are good at (or used to be good at) it's incorporating elements into themselves as if they were always there.

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[link] heard: 28 November 2007
[edit] added: 28 November 2007

(16:00) Анара: Ok, come here and не болтай по-кыргызски, а то мой папа тебя из дома выгонит и будешь спать на улице.

Anara invites me to Kazakhstan
threats, SSSR, language, russian, kyrgyz, kazakh, multilingualisms, turkic
[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 22 November 2007
[edit] added: 25 November 2007

"You don't know Central Asia if you think eating trumps toasts."

Colin, in reference to a toast during Thanksgiving dinner
food, sadness, SSSR, kyrgyz, patriotism
[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 2 November 2007
[edit] added: 2 November 2007

"Well, Europeans travel because they're in Europe, and Australians travel because we're not."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 6 August 2007
[edit] added: 6 August 2007

(17:36) [Tristan]: oh. i'd just kinda come to assume it was an american vs real english distinction

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[link] heard: 12 July 2007
[edit] added: 12 July 2007

Derek: "I think we should write in runes, and the British should write in Roman."

Jonathan: "What about the Australians?"

Derek: "… They can write in kanji."

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[link] heard: 2 July 2007
[edit] added: 3 July 2007

"I can just see Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin sitting down over a glass of Sam Adams."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 26 June 2007
[edit] added: 26 June 2007

"I hate the 4th of July—I'm always afraid someone will burn down my apartment. I have terrible neighbours. Not in my building, but within bottle-rocket distance."

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 24 June 2007
[edit] added: 24 June 2007

(04:44:13) [me]: nz has more sheep/km² than china has people

(04:44:20) kesuari: indeed

(04:44:48) kesuari: this is the basis for why the chinese, in general, breed with other chinese; but new zealanders often breed with sheep.

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 24 June 2007
[edit] added: 24 June 2007

(04:02:04) [me]: let's do sheep based on land area now

(04:02:43) [me]: Kazakhstan: 15'217'700 / 2,724,900 km²

(04:03:06) [me]: Kyrgyzstan: 5'264'000 / 199,900 km²

(04:03:11) [me]: oops

(04:03:16) [me]: I think I'm doing humans :-P

(04:03:52) kesuari: unless you're kiwi, that's what I'd expect you to "do"

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 26 May 2007
[edit] added: 26 May 2007

(00:47:17) Rianna: i had a dream last night that i was on a train to georgia with a bunch of people from high school

(00:49:05) [me]: which Georgia?

(00:49:24) Rianna: the boring one :-p

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[link] heard: 7 May 2007
[edit] added: 7 May 2007

"Well I'm gonna go watch atomic bombs. …Dude, they're pretty—it's too bad they suck."

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[link] heard: 30 April 2007
[edit] added: 30 April 2007

(03:59:35) kesuari: how many ways does greek have of writing /i/!

(03:59:53) kesuari: it’s like the saw english "ough" and thought "hey, we can do that ... in reverse"

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 30 April 2007
[edit] added: 30 April 2007

(00:21:10) kesuari: am i meant to think something of it ?

(00:21:17) [me]: well, yes :-P

(00:21:33) [me]: as an australian listening to an American-made folk song about Australia :-P

(00:21:59) kesuari: it’s just an american doing what americans do. like when they go off and call us "arsies"...

(00:22:08) kesuari: we forgive you, but we don’t encourage you :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 28 April 2007
[edit] added: 28 April 2007

Jonathan: "Look at all the different kinds of mould in there! There's white ones, black ones, grey ones, and green ones."

Derek: "And they're all living in harmony."

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[link] heard: 29 March 2007
[edit] added: 30 March 2007

Anara, Palao isn't Kazakh for plov, plov is Russian for palao. Don't ever forget that.

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 10 February 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

"Welcome to America. Now let's move on."

[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: 29 January 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

"Kazakh is sweet piece of cake comparing to Russian.. Russian is even more harder than English..."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 16 October 2006
[edit] added: 17 October 2006

Richard: "They did a spelling reform and got rid of all those extra circonflexes."

Jonathan: "Really? Did it apply to Canadian French?"

Richard: "Nothing applies to Canadian French."

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 1 September 2006
[edit] added: 1 September 2006

18:14:37 kesuari: ummm. they have a holiday on the first day of classes?

18:14:56 kesuari: how can you have a day of classes on a holiday?

18:15:11 kesuari: isn’t that like going to work to celebrate a day off?

18:15:46 kesuari: soviets are weird.

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 2 June 2006
[edit] added: 2 June 2006

Jonathan: "You know how the saying goes, three Jews in a room, four opinions."

Rianna: "Three Americans in a room, two opinions. I mean, I'd rather be stereotyped as having lots of opinions instead of…not thinking."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

Rianna: "I don't even speak Danish!"

Jonathan: "Have you ever studied Danish?"

Rianna: "No, but still… I can't even read it. Out loud."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 27 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006
"It's really weird to see a ‘y’ used like a /j/… It throws me in English."
[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: 23 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

23:39:17 amosblock: english has a crap shoot, not an orthography :P

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 23 May 2006
[edit] added: 27 May 2006

"The Danes haven't pronounced all the letters in their language for centuries."

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 15 May 2006
[edit] added: 15 May 2006

"Bartending in America is just making a lot of blowjobs and sex on the beach for sorority girls. If you don't have standards and you don't have a fear of venereal diseases, then bartending in America can be a good way to get a lot of blowjobs and sex on the beach from sorority girls. However, I have standards and a fear of venereal diseases."

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[link] heard: 7 May 2006
[edit] added: 7 May 2006

02:34:54 [sn withheld]: Because Mexico is spoken by like 20% of the population of the US as a first language

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 4 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

16:00:34 [aladnsane]: You're in Seattle dude. The fratboys wear pink.

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 4 May 2006
[edit] added: 4 May 2006

Jonathan: "Why did the French decide to settle Louisiana? What were they thinking, with the bayous and the prehistorical aligator-looking thingies that eat you?"

Gabe: "Well, the French are frogs, right?"

Jonathan: "Well, they eat frogs."

Derek: "Maybe they were looking for Yoda."

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 22 March 2006
[edit] added: 22 March 2006

03:43:49 [me]: you wanna hear something funny? Moxy Früvous

03:44:04 [me]: they rhyme whopper and copper

03:44:10 [me]: oh

03:44:12 [me]: those do rhyme

me, confusing myself on why Canadians sound funny
stupidity, patriotism, music, diatribes
[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 18 March 2006
[edit] added: 18 March 2006

03:36:29 [me]: cardinal vowels are so wrong

03:36:44 [Tristan]: oh, yeah, they're quite arbitrary

03:37:58 [me]: very franco-centric, though, if you ask me

03:39:24 [me]: btw, Kazakh has aspirated voiceless stops

03:39:27 [me]: go figure

03:39:40 [me]: but those voiceless stops voice and fricativise on occasion :)

03:40:11 [Tristan]: the primaracy of voice distinction in stops is also very fraco-centric :)

03:40:28 [Tristan]: maybe the americans should make their own freedom phonetic alphabet :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 18 March 2006
[edit] added: 18 March 2006

03:04:45 [Tristan]: i don't think there's much bush could do to cause the necessary change in system that'd result in the english dialects splitting up

[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: 9 March 2006
[edit] added: 9 March 2006

15:28:38 qatharsis: Züritüütsch is not so common in the music business. Bärndütsch lends itself better to singing. It's more vowelly.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 27 February 2006
[edit] added: 27 February 2006

04:45:33 [Tristan]: well if you used words like god meant them to be word, there'd be no problem

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 23 February 2006
[edit] added: 23 February 2006

05:23:50 [me]: (I'm rather fond of pre-revolution Russian. It's almost proto-eastern slavic)

05:24:29 [Tristan]: yeah, well just wait till the english languages break up, our spelling will be proto-english :)

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: 20 February 2006
[edit] added: 20 February 2006

20:58:04 [me]: *moves to Iceland*

20:58:15 [Tristan]: what, you can do that just by saying it over IM? :)

20:58:27 [me]: hey, it was a performative sentence :)

20:58:40 [Tristan]: iceland has the 7th highest GDP per capita, apparently

20:58:46 [Tristan]: performative?

20:58:52 [Tristan]: (is that a word?)

20:59:04 [me]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performative

20:59:08 [me]: wikipedia thinks so :)

21:00:20 [Tristan]: hm, interesting, so by saying "*moves to iceland*" it actually caused you to move to iceland? :)

21:01:15 [Tristan]: *moves to iceland*

21:01:20 [Tristan]: nah, didn't seem to work :(

21:01:29 [Tristan]: obviously not a perfomative in my dialect :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 30 January 2006
[edit] added: 30 January 2006

06:28:24 [Tristan]: so what, you're saying that if the russians had've invaded australia & america, they'd try and pretend we spoke different langs? :)

06:28:35 [me]: yes

[comment] [rate] 1/5


[link] heard: 6 January 2006
[edit] added: 12 January 2006

"I'm proudly in the last generation that knows what they said about the Irish. Two-hundred years ago."

a comment made at the 2006 LSA meeting
pride, patriotism, conferences
[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 10 August 2005
[edit] added: 10 August 2005

Leslie: "[In Central Asia], at least as a girl they don't make you drink."

Chay: "Go to Kyrgyzstan."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 5 August 2005
[edit] added: 9 August 2005

"India's got a billion people; there's gotta be a few bad apples."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 30 July 2005
[edit] added: 31 July 2005

"Spaniards, they are son of the bitch."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 11 July 2005
[edit] added: 11 July 2005

Jonathan: "It's funny; you said you were worrying about American life before you came to America; I worried about Kazakh life before I went to Kazakhstan."

Zaure: "But you have reason to worry about Kazakh life."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 0 July 2005
[edit] added: 11 July 2005

"You are not the only victim of the Russian language."

[comment] [rate] 5/5


[link] heard: 4 April 2005
[edit] added: 5 April 2005

"The raw act of boy fellating man would not go down well in mainstream America. No pun intended."

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 21 March 2005
[edit] added: 21 March 2005

(03:56:53) Qatharsis: It's not like one could get drunk from American pisswater.

(03:57:19) Qatharsis: And they even have the nerve to make light versions of the stuff.

[comment] [rate] 4/5


[link] heard: 13 January 2005
[edit] added: 13 January 2005

(20:58:50) Cem: man im gonna kill the dude that invented english

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 31 December 2004
[edit] added: 31 December 2004

(20:26:16) Kesuari: i sometimes forget how far back america is

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 8 October 2004
[edit] added: 8 October 2004

"Apparently some people see the glass as half-full, and some see it as a dragon."

John Stewart of the Daily Show, about Bush seeing weapons of mass destruction in Iraq
patriotism, pessimism, D&D
[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 2 October 2004
[edit] added: 2 October 2004

"Actually, I think Cuba's biggest export is Floridians."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 1 October 2004
[edit] added: 1 October 2004

"They blasted Dragostea Din Tei on all the Israeli busses. I thought to myself, `No wonder the palestinians want to blow those things up.'"

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 28 August 2004
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

"I think they would fall down on their asses laughing if Jay-Z came out in traditional Kazakh garb and started keepin’ it real with his dombra."

Danielle Ross, in response to the group Bangor
patriotism, music, scariness, kazakh
[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 20 February 2004
[edit] added: 20 February 2004

"You see, that's what's wrong with the U.S.—we don't have rebels in the mountains who shoot at planes and no one wants to deal with."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 10 January 2004
[edit] added: 10 January 2005

"American Tongues sounds like a porno."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 4 September 2003
[edit] added: 20 October 2003

[anon]: "I don't even look Turkish."

Jonathan: "You look vaguely Turkish and vaguely Armenian."

[anon]: "That's just because I haven't shaved."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: 22 August 2003
[edit] added: 22 August 2003

Cinga: Ah. Now I get a java.net:UnknownHostException.

Cinga: There seems to be an Exception for every situation.

Rentantilus: it's like the English language!

[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: 9 July 2003
[edit] added: 9 July 2003

(15:25:24) Qatharsis: Though it's more like /awa/ in quick speech. Then again, Bäärner never speak any quicker than a Zürcher on Valium with two spoons of peanut butter in his mouth.

[comment] [rate] 2/5


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"Define democracy, and then shove it up Bush's ass—that's what you should do."

[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"This is worse than like F-type Turkish prisons."

in reference to our dorm room
turkisms, school, hyperbole, patriotism, gradschool
[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

(01:30:53) Kd5cfx: we bomb the shit out of some country and we call it a justified political maneuver. A couple of our buildings are knocked down and we call it terrorism

(01:31:57) [sn withheld]: It's all fine and good to rag on the Americans, they deserve it, but you have to admit there's a difference between a military attacking a military target and an agency attempting to slaughter as many civilians as possible with one shot

(01:32:33) Kd5cfx: uhm

(01:32:58) Kd5cfx: they "slaughtered" around 3'000 people

(01:33:25) Kd5cfx: we drop bombs on civillian targets all the time

(01:33:34) Kd5cfx: and kill many more than 3'000 people in a shot

(01:33:45) [sn withheld]: right, they slaughtered 3000 noncombattant businessmen/women and children. When do we bomb civilian targets? Find one instnace

(01:33:53) [sn withheld]: say in the last decade

(01:34:05) [sn withheld]: when we have purposely targeted noncombattants

A friend of mine, a relatively well informed and not necessarily very pro-America American, revealing how brainwashed this country has made him. See this page connected to the film Bowling for Columbine for further info on this matter.
patriotism
[comment] [rate] no rating


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: unknown

"Zuxt oys in a verterbux - I'm not responsible for the meaning of German words."

Prof. Kellman, my Yiddish prof
sarcasm, yiddish, patriotism, germanics, multilingualisms
[comment] [rate] 3/5


[link] heard: unknown
[edit] added: 19 August 2003

"They are not interested in many things which are interesting. And that's the American way."

Vitaly V. Shevoroshkin, referring to American linguists
politics, linguistics, people, provincialism, patriotism, sadness, indifference, insults
[comment] [rate] 3/5




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