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    ï.


    You haytee-ers are all wrong :fuhrer:
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    (Original post by common_person)
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    You haytee-ers are all wrong :fuhrer:
    So is it Hi-Yee-Tee?
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    (Original post by RamocitoMorales)
    So is it Hi-Yee-Tee?
    Well it's a Francophonic country and the French pronounce it Haïti, so yes that's how I say it.
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    high tea.
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    (Original post by MSB)
    High Tea.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_(meal)#High_Tea

    Fo' serious?
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    (Original post by common_person)
    Well it's a Francophonic country and the French pronounce it Haïti, so yes that's how I say it.
    Thanks, you've just made me feel a lot better. Shame on those news reporters though.
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    Hey-ty.
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    Port au Prince or Port au Prance is another moot point
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    (Original post by Rule Britannia!)
    HAH-EEEEE-TEEEEE!
    Exactemundooooooo

    The amount of fail here is disturbing.
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    i say it hay-tea
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    (Original post by common_person)
    Haïti, like the French. (diacritic :coma:)
    Yep, same.

    Ha - ee - tee.
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    (Original post by common_person)
    Haïti, like the French. (diacritic :coma:)
    Same, to the extent that when it first came on the news I was telling the newsreader off for pronouncing it like a silly english twollop. Then I realised, it was me being a pretentious twit.

    Still think it sounds better in French though. Plus, they don't really pronounce the H so it's more Ah-ee-ti :yes:



    And I just remembered I had a dream about Haiti last night:eek:
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    Hay-tee, ima stick with it. I hate changing pronounciations
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    (Original post by RamocitoMorales)
    Before the recent earthcake I always pronounced it as......Hah-Yee-Tee.

    But the newsreader seem to pronounce it as.....Hay-Tee.
    Same as you :yep:
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    (Original post by chemical_bex)
    I thought it was Hate-teee
    Clearly wrong though.
    looool :p:
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    Hay-tea :tea:
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    High-eat-eee, no???

    On things like the BBC News, the newsreaders will probably have been told 'this is how you say it xxx' for consistency. (even if its wrong :p:)
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    I thought it was hi-E-tee

    But then I've heard both HAY-she
    and HEY-tee on the news =/
 
 
 
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