Old Guy - get off my lawn rant

RobbiefromAtlanta

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My kick is called the big drum that sits on its side facing the audience and my snare is the drum that makes the scratchy noise when hit
 

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You must cringe almost every time people say anything. People are lazy whether it’s saying “swimmin’ or runnin’” or “budder or bedder”.
Its certainly true when i hear politicians and reality TV show people.
 

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Know the one I like..when the cool cats called records " sides"...

"Yea man ...you know Benny did all those sides with Miles..."
that's ultimate right there
can you think of one better..
 

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It's pronounced "App-uh-LAT-chun". Not "App-uh-LAY-chun". It's pronounced just like it's spelled, with a short "a" sound. At least the sportscasters started pronouncing it correctly after Appalachian State beat Michigan several years ago. That's a start. :laughing6:
 

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I call a "psychiatric hospital" ....... "the Brain Garage". Very important to use "the"' each time.
 

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Kick doesn’t bother me and it’s easier to write when describing a kit when you sell as you all know I’m good at. Like “my kick is punchy” as opposed to “my bass drum is punchy”. I know one word but in a description of a listing it could get repetitive. Seems silly as I write this, I know...

But, yeah, skins and ride toms bother me.

This doesn’t bother me but when I think of it, “I’m taping tonight”... No, I’m recording digitally...... taping works.
 

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Potato skin....pototto skyn.......

I've never called cymbals pies....but since I haven't had breakfast yet, that sounds good right now.....
 

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How about Ant instead of Aunt or
Fairy instead of Ferry or
Golf instead of Gulf?
 

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Have you noticed "st" is becoming "shht"?
Straight is Shhh-traight
Strong is Shhh-trong
 
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Pronunciation of "button"
is no longer BUT-in
Its now buh-IN
 
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Yes, the whole "skin" thing bothers me a bit, too! But, here's my rant...why do so many of us refer to a snare drum as "she"? She's a beautiful drum, etc, etc, etc. Sorry, but I would never hit a woman!! OK, rant over!!

-Mark
 

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Pronunciation of "button"
is no longer BUT-in
Its now buh-IN
It's always been that way in VT. It's a glottal stop, and it's part of our regional accent. Ts are only pronounced if at the beginning of a word.
 

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