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(   Today's weirdest political battle brought to you by the letter H. No really, they are fighting over an H   ( divider line
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2006-02-15 05:35:05 PM  
You say 'erbs, and we say herbs. Why? Because there's a farking 'H' in it.
2006-02-15 05:35:41 PM  
PittsburgH knows all about this sort of thing.
2006-02-15 05:40:57 PM  
Whow, that's just wheird.

/got less than nuthin'
2006-02-15 06:14:54 PM  
2wolves: PittsburgH knows all about this sort of thing.

You meanPittsburg?
2006-02-15 06:26:39 PM  
That's nothing; I hear their treasure is buried under a big 'T'.
2006-02-15 06:29:10 PM  

You mean Pittsburgh?
2006-02-15 06:32:28 PM  
Just change it to Lake Wobegon. Problem solved.
2006-02-15 06:46:49 PM  
2006-02-15 07:02:52 PM  
screw that, I still call Mt Eggmont.... Mt Eggmont.

bloody PC rubbish
2006-02-15 07:09:05 PM  
"Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia and Wanganui Mayor Michael Laws ave crossed swords over te spelling of te city, wit Mr Laws saying e is stunned by te "arrogance" of people wo say Wanganui sould be spelled with an ''."
2006-02-15 07:10:10 PM  
2006-02-15 07:27:50 PM  
I've got two letters for you... FU!

I've got a number for you... number 2 on your chest!

/numbers are smarter
2006-02-15 07:27:52 PM  
What else are they going to argue about? Why the sheep crossed the road?
2006-02-15 07:28:40 PM  

/old joke
2006-02-15 07:29:28 PM  
If they took my suggestion and changed the town name to Macgyverville we wouldn't be having this problem.
2006-02-15 07:29:30 PM  
But you do spell 'through' T-H-R-U, and I'm with you on that. Because we spell 'through' as THRUFF! And... that's trying to cheat at scrabble.
2006-02-15 07:30:27 PM  
uhhh, like all them maori words confuse me. perhaps im insensitive but i try and vary my pronounciation of such words as whitianga so as to confuse myself and all those around me.
/nearly went to w(h)anganui once
//decided to drink beer instead
///beer is not spelled with an H, and ill be damned if anyone tries to change that
2006-02-15 07:30:37 PM  
hmmm, it affects the pronounciation.

wanganui is pronounced: won-ga-nu-e
with the h: fon ga nu e

wh = f

2006-02-15 07:31:08 PM  
Juansmith: No, Temescal is correct. It is spelled Pittsburg. Pittsburg, California.
2006-02-15 07:31:13 PM  
Mario Party?
2006-02-15 07:31:30 PM  
What's an iwi?
cjo [TotalFark]
2006-02-15 07:31:42 PM  
H is one of the cooler letters. I'd fight for it because of its vertical and horizontal symmetry.
2006-02-15 07:32:50 PM  
How about a great big "L" for everybody?
2006-02-15 07:32:57 PM  
iwi = a community, slightly smaller than a tribe, kind of like a large family (whanau(farnow))
2006-02-15 07:33:54 PM  
They must be FARK spelling nazis.

/resident of Columbia
2006-02-15 07:35:23 PM  
2006-02-15 07:37:08 PM  
It may be spelled 'Wanganui', but it's pronounced 'Throat Warbler Mangrove'.
2006-02-15 07:37:56 PM  
sinto is teh winnar
2006-02-15 07:39:36 PM  

lol... I didn't click his link, so I completely missed his joke.

My apologies.
2006-02-15 07:41:31 PM  
Penis stretchers are still filed under 'H' for Toy right?

2006-02-15 07:41:49 PM  
Dan Quayle surrenders.

2006-02-15 07:42:46 PM  
Will someone issue a fatwa and blow some shiat up already?

/Friggen no H havin infidels.
2006-02-15 07:44:49 PM  
I can already see the riots.

/"Get a brain mhorans"
2006-02-15 07:47:53 PM  
What do you get when you cross Ma Bell with the fastest computer ever made?

A 6-ton Wang that wants to reach out and touch someone.

/Best Johnny Carson joke EVER.
2006-02-15 07:49:56 PM  
Triple H unavailable for comment.

/or is it just "Triple" now?
2006-02-15 07:49:56 PM  
Well H E double hockey sticks!
2006-02-15 07:51:25 PM  
Toshiro Mifune beat me to it, but I'll say it anyway:

Take 3 of those H's and you'll get a hell of a wrestler.
2006-02-15 07:51:49 PM  
[image from too old to be available]

better than mario parties 3 and 4, but doesn't touch 8 or 12. I hear mario party 16 will be pretty cool too.
2006-02-15 07:53:44 PM  
When the moon hits your eye
Like a big pizza pie
That's amore

When you're hit in the jug
In an old Auckland pub
That's maori.

/paraphrased from
2006-02-15 07:53:47 PM  
Perhaps we should send in Pat Sajak and Vanna White to solve this very difficult problem.
2006-02-15 07:54:49 PM  
I support silent, and relatively pointless, Hs.
2006-02-15 07:57:41 PM  
oh, nehllah, quite honorable
2006-02-15 08:00:25 PM  
Pocketfulla Sass is teh winnar for the Izzard ref.
/Hm, winnar already declared
//Teh honarable mention?
///Or onarable ... coz you don't pronounce the farking 'H' in it
2006-02-15 08:03:06 PM  

But Mr Laws told the Wanganui Chronicle newspaper he was stunned by the arrogance

Laws is always stunned by someone's arrogance. That and how good he looks wearing mascara.
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2006-02-15 08:06:28 PM  
My city fought with the post office for years over whether to use "Center" or "Centre".
2006-02-15 08:13:45 PM  
It's a rough life, being an H and all...
2006-02-15 08:17:32 PM  
They really want to argue who has the biggest WANG
Or is it WHANG??
2006-02-15 08:18:15 PM  
Jesus H. Christ, this is stupid.
2006-02-15 08:20:25 PM  
delau: hmmm, it affects the pronounciation.

wanganui is pronounced: won-ga-nu-e
with the h: fon ga nu e

wh = f


Have you ever seen a foreigner do a double-take when Whakatane is mentioned on the news? It's really quite funny.
2006-02-15 08:27:18 PM  
So long as it is offically spelled without the 'h', who gives a flying duck how it's spelled informally and by who?

Why was this even the subject of a referendum? That region of New Zealand must be a very quiet indeed, without the usual problems most other places have in the rest of the world.

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