I don't like how they pronounce Uranus now.

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  1. Scott

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    I was watching this History Channel blu-ray about the universe and they kept calling it Urine-is instead of Uranus. I think urine is more offensive than your anus. Had to stop watching.
     
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    Were they British?
     
  3. Scott

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    No. They were so called American scientists.
     
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    It's not pronounced ur-anus.
     
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    Yer-Anus is correct I believe. :hat:
     
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    See this is why as an engineer I have a problem with scientists. I don't even want to get started. pfft!
     
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    im with you on this
     
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    My Boy Scout leader/8th grade History teacher did that back when I was working on my Astronomy merit badge. Pissed me right the fuck off. :mad:
     
  9. Scott

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    It used to be. Then the language police changed it to urine-is. Which is far worse if you ask me. Just like harassment became herrisment. It's not right to change the pronounciation of a word because some uptight cunt thinks it sounds dirty.
     
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    They got tired of the jokes. This is what it boils down to really.
     
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    Like pianist being pronounced as pee-ann-ist instead of pee-a-nist. :jj:
     
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    ayenoose
     
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    My Boy Scout leader pronounced it You-Asshole:dontknow:

    Weird thing we were not working on Astronomy.
     
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    Was that before or after the Field Prostate Exam? :scratch:
     
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