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We were hammered by nasty weather today. Raining sideways, 60 mph wind gusts, gloooomy...so to take my mind off the weather, I found myself surfin'' the Louis Vuitton site & decided to finally get a new wallet so I called the Portland store...

ring ring...''ello?
Yes, do you have the Pawkette wallet in stock?
Zee whaaat?
The Pawkette wallet.
Can you spell that please?
Yes, p-o-c-h-e-t-t-e
Silence, looong silence, then a muffled giggle. Oh you mean zee pooshay?

LOL. Either I better stick w/American designers or learn to speak french. I bought a key chain too, just because I could pronounce it. Lol.
 

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Matata, don''t feel bad at all; I often find out I''m mispronouncing things! When we were doing our last kitchen I wanted wenge cabinets. Wenge = wenj phonetically, right? Well, it''s wen-gay as the snotty kitchen designer was prompt to point out with a big eye rolling smirk. Screw him, we went with cherry--and a different designer!
 

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hahahaha.... I am just as bad.... I think taking 2 yrs of French in HS helped a little. But not a lot.

When I was little, I used to think lingerie was pronounced linger-E ... hahaha... my mom tried not to laugh. good thing I learned how to say it when I actually had to start wearing bras.
 

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Matata,

This is too funny. I posted a thread on how to pronounce the name of my new LV bag...Batignolles. I didn''t want to butcher it when people asked which style bag I had gotten.
 

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Matata: Are you near left Portland or right Portland? I''m on the left side....... :)

Diver.
 

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Date: 12/26/2006 7:23:09 PM
Author:Matata
We were hammered by nasty weather today. Raining sideways, 60 mph wind gusts, gloooomy...so to take my mind off the weather, I found myself surfin'' the Louis Vuitton site & decided to finally get a new wallet so I called the Portland store...

ring ring...''ello?
Yes, do you have the Pawkette wallet in stock?
Zee whaaat?
The Pawkette wallet.
Can you spell that please?
Yes, p-o-c-h-e-t-t-e
Silence, looong silence, then a muffled giggle. Oh you mean zee pooshay?

LOL. Either I better stick w/American designers or learn to speak french. I bought a key chain too, just because I could pronounce it. Lol.
Well, heck, even SHE pronounced it incorrectly, as it is actually pronounced "poh-SHETTE" with a hard "T!" Should sort of rhyme with "corvette" as far as the last syllable, with a Po, as in "poe" in front of that. Yeesh.
 

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Date: 1/3/2007 11:31:57 PM
Author: divergrrl
Matata: Are you near left Portland or right Portland? I''m on the left side....... :)
Diver.
I''m in the southern oregon badlands
. When I want grown up stuff, I have to call up to Portland or Eugene to get it. But it''s not all bad, we now have a Home Depot and are slowly working our way up the retail ladder
 

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Ahhh...you''re in the land of dry weather...lucky duck. I am in the land of perpetual puddles.

congrats on the Home Depot, now you too can ponder the aisles endlessly in search of someone, anyone, who can answer your questions.

LOL.

Jeannine
 
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