I love that the English, when serving coffee, ask, “Black or white?” meaning without or with cream. Smart and pithy.
I'm giddy how Julie Andrews sings a long "O" carried out a syllable or two.
Raindrops on roooses and whiskers on kittens...thooose are a few of my favorite things.
I adore how simple misuse of common everyday places and things can often determine the education and/or locale of the speaker.
I went to the liberry, then to Kmarts to gets me some psghetti noodles.
(you so read that with a hillbilly accent, didn't you?)
I'm amused that cat language is indicated in print as "meow" yet it clearly sounds more like "mowha" or "maawm."
I groaned when driving overnight through the plains of Nebraska I heard the radio announcer refer to Prague Czechoslovakia as "Prayge."
I still laugh out loud at how Les Nesman of WKRP in Cincinnati pronounced the name of Chi Chi Rodriquez during the sports update. Pure genius.
I bow to the advertising wonders who gave us "Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs," “Mmmm Mmmm Good” and rechristened tissues "Kleenex" for all eternity.
It's delicious that my "pop" is your "soda" and my "sub" becomes your "hoagie," "grinder" or (for the family back in PA) a "Dagwood".