Dialect clash

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 1 12:33:59 UTC 2012

Not dialect clash because both words are pronounced the same.

Just regular evil explains it.


On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 1:35 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> I was startled to hear on Adult Swim an ad for something or other for
> women. This whatever was called "Your Hole!" Of course, pushing the
> envelope is AS's signature move. But, even in a cartoon sketch, a
> product for women called "Your Hole!" seemed to be "taking integration
> *too* damned far!"
> I looked up and was slightly disappointed to see a legitimate ad for a
> legitimate women's-health-scam product called "You're Whole!"
> Youneverknow.
> (I.e. for me, _you're_ is "yoor" and not "yore.")
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> -Wilson
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