I thought I’d lost my Mary the other day. She’d been taking an inordinately long time in a busy gas-station restroom at a rest stop in the middle of nowhere. When I went to see […]
“Mary, don’t criticize Mom for her Utah accent.”
Never thought I’d hear my kids say that! Utah accent? Me? I guess I did grow up in “American Fark” — though I’ve never heard anyone under age 82 call it that seriously.
This criticism was invoked when I said “Settlers of Catan” with three syllables in Settlers.
Mary calls it “Set-lers” instead.
How do you say it? 😛
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