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Hawaii canít fit womanís last name on license
Associated Press ^ | Sep 13, 2013 3:53 PM EDT | Audrey McAvoy

Posted on 09/13/2013 12:58:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Edited on 09/13/2013 1:02:20 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A Hawaii womanís last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 letters and 19 syllables in all. And itís so long that she couldnít get a driverís license with her correct name.

The documents only have room for 35 characters, so Hawaii County instead issued her driverís license and her state ID with the last letter of her name chopped off. And it omitted her first name.


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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: driverslicense; drivinglicense; hawaii; hawaiiandocuments; longname; namegame

1 posted on 09/13/2013 12:58:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Just wait until she becomes a hyphenated woman......


2 posted on 09/13/2013 12:59:42 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

http://www.listenonrepeat.com/watch/?v=hEvGKUXW0iI


3 posted on 09/13/2013 1:00:59 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Olog-hai

Kamanaiwanalaiya =

Come on I wanna LAY ya.


4 posted on 09/13/2013 1:01:05 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: F15Eagle

LOL


5 posted on 09/13/2013 1:02:24 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: Olog-hai


Looks like they blurred out the "Sex" but I think it could be figured out....ya think?
6 posted on 09/13/2013 1:02:33 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

Try a few of these ...

Keihanaikukaua ...

That’ll work


7 posted on 09/13/2013 1:03:45 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Olog-hai

OUTRAGE...err, oh, right, it’s being fixed. OUTRAGE that it was ever not able to handle vanity names of that length! (Now, watch the vanity names of 40 characters or more to start appearing...)


8 posted on 09/13/2013 1:05:04 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Olog-hai

“....and do you pronounce the word on that sign ‘pip a leen nie’?”

“No ma’am,... we pronounce that ‘pipeline’.”


9 posted on 09/13/2013 1:05:12 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Olog-hai

She should stop whining and start selling vowels.

Problem solved.


10 posted on 09/13/2013 1:06:02 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Olog-hai; martin_fierro; Charles Henrickson

Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Anagrams for: Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele

Input too long (35 letters).

The permitted input length (maximum 30 letters) varies depending on the server load. Currently it’s limited to 28 letters.


11 posted on 09/13/2013 1:06:57 PM PDT by mikrofon (TGITWE Bump)
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To: gaijin

DANG! Beat me to it ;)


12 posted on 09/13/2013 1:09:40 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Ezekiel

She’s become a vowel donor to needy children in Kyrgyzstan.


13 posted on 09/13/2013 1:09:42 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: Olog-hai

When will the lawsuit be filed?


14 posted on 09/13/2013 1:11:20 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Ezekiel

Maybe she can marry a Bosnian guy that has hardly any vowels in his name, and together, they can forge a bright future.


15 posted on 09/13/2013 1:11:41 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Olog-hai
The name has layers of meanings. One, she said, is "When there is chaos and confusion, you are one that will stand up and get people to focus in one direction and come out of the chaos."

Sounds like the name means rather the opposite - one who causes chaos and confusion....

16 posted on 09/13/2013 1:22:07 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Olog-hai

The upside to this is that she’ll never be the victim of identity theft.


17 posted on 09/13/2013 1:25:11 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: eddie willers

Had a patient who just recently moved to Texas, when asked her street address pronounced it as “say-bine”. So asked her to spell. Turns out it was Sabine so told her that now she was in Texas she needs to pronounce it “Sah bean”. Thought about telling her about the word bayou but decided not to.


18 posted on 09/13/2013 1:27:24 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Olog-hai
The humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa, a trigger fish, used to be Hawaii's state fish. Not as many letters but it's fun to say.
19 posted on 09/13/2013 1:27:31 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Olog-hai

Let’s see ...

AXYDYLBAAXR=LONGFELLOW

Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunael =

I can resist anything except temptation. — OW

No ... not quite, I’ll solve this cryptoquote yet!


20 posted on 09/13/2013 1:39:59 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Grams A
Turns out it was Sabine so told her that now she was in Texas she needs to pronounce it “Sah bean”.

You should hear how the New Yorkers say "Houston".
21 posted on 09/13/2013 1:41:07 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

That’s my maiden name, it is Scottish and I say it just like they do in New York AND Georgia. It’s the Texans who say it wrong...4....3...2...1...


22 posted on 09/13/2013 1:42:25 PM PDT by colorcountry (The gospel will transform our politics, not vice versa (Romans 12:1,2))
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To: Olog-hai

That’s not as bad as a face that won’t fit in the frame.


23 posted on 09/13/2013 1:52:16 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Olog-hai

I believe Ed Sanders is trying to pronounce it at the beginning of this song...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-G4SOGsLpc


24 posted on 09/13/2013 2:11:01 PM PDT by soycd
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To: F15Eagle
"Looks like they blurred out the "Sex" but I think it could be figured out....ya think?"

I don't know. Has she decided yet? It is Hawaii, you know.

25 posted on 09/13/2013 2:50:08 PM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: cincinnati65

Isn’t there a community organizer from there?


26 posted on 09/13/2013 2:58:38 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Dr. Sivana

You should hear how the New Yorkers say “Houston”. “

Well, bless their hearts they can’t help it if they don’t know how to pronounce things correctly. Probably because they never learned how to spell. OTOH they probably don’t want to hear how we Texans say New York.

Always amazes me that most people pronounce both the first and last name of Whitney Houston correctly but when it comes to pronouncing our city, not so much.

Funniest one I heard - we have a huge cafeteria chain called Luby’s (Loo bees). Gal who moved here from Wisconsin was talking about going to Lub ee’s for lunch. We were rolling on the floor.


27 posted on 09/13/2013 4:29:30 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey, they've done it before.

28 posted on 09/13/2013 5:13:24 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Grams A
Always amazes me that most people pronounce both the first and last name of Whitney Houston correctly but when it comes to pronouncing our city, not so much.

On the NYers side, Houston Street, NY, was pronounced Hows-ten for over 25 years before the founding of the city of Houston, TX.

On the other hand, the spelling is a corruption of the original Scottish name (Houstoun).

Regarding Wisconsin, midwesterners seem to willingly and methodically adapt the names of existing cities, purposely changing pronunciation. Lima, Ohio; Genoa, Illinois; and Oregon in both Illinois and Wisconsin are examples. It really hurts my ears every time I hear the stress put on the long O in Genoa, Illinois. The real problem comes when they apply the same pronunciation to a perfectly innocent salami.
29 posted on 09/13/2013 6:14:59 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

That’s funny - thanks for the education.

My son went to college at the University of Kansas. Three of his housemates were from Chicago. He did pick up some of their dialect and every now and then it pops up - like cur for car. One of my past bosses when I worked in Lake Charles, Louisiana, had lived his entire life in Cajun country. Took forever before I could understand him - and the buy you is only blue in Louisiana, in Texas it’s buy oh - Cajun versus CW.


30 posted on 09/13/2013 6:53:26 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: F15Eagle
Obviously that's a fake Hawaiian DL....This is the real one.


31 posted on 09/13/2013 6:56:44 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

However, unlike most of us, she can safely use her last name as her computer password. What hacker would bother? What Nigerian schemer would fall for it?


32 posted on 09/13/2013 7:02:36 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Grams A

In lake Charles now, I know a guy from up north trying to tell another guy directions to the airport. Told the guy to go down “gay-the-er” drive. I burst out laughing and corrected him. The street is spelled Gauthier, pronounced “Go-ché”


33 posted on 09/13/2013 8:45:22 PM PDT by Raymann
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To: Raymann

That is tooooo funny. In the early 1980’s moved from Kansas to Lake Charles - talk about culture shock. I knew better than to try to pronounce anything for quite a while.


34 posted on 09/14/2013 4:47:21 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Revolting cat!

I offered to give a woman something long and hard last night. My last name!


35 posted on 09/14/2013 8:23:08 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Dr. Sivana

There ain’t no HOUSE in Houston!


36 posted on 09/14/2013 8:23:52 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

There is no HUE in Houston, either.


37 posted on 09/14/2013 9:04:27 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: a fool in paradise

In Scotland a house is pronounced hoos, and Houston is pronounced as hooston.

So properly you could call is Hooston, or HOUSeton, but nowhere should you be calling it HUEston.


38 posted on 09/14/2013 9:07:07 AM PDT by colorcountry (The gospel will transform our politics, not vice versa (Romans 12:1,2))
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To: colorcountry

It is “HUE” (or HUGH)

http://www.houseofnames.com/houston-family-crest


39 posted on 09/14/2013 9:10:21 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: dfwgator

40 posted on 09/14/2013 9:11:46 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Olog-hai

Does her dad have a drivers license? I think she made that name up


41 posted on 09/14/2013 9:11:49 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Mr. K

This is supposedly her married name. Which begs the question as to why this is not a problem for her husband, presuming he drives (he may not).


42 posted on 09/14/2013 9:12:41 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: a fool in paradise

I’m telling you since it IS my name, that it is properly pronounced as Hooston. Since I was born Mormon I can tell you more about the genealogy than you would care to know.


43 posted on 09/14/2013 9:15:53 AM PDT by colorcountry (The gospel will transform our politics, not vice versa (Romans 12:1,2))
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To: colorcountry

I guess director John Huston got it wrong too!


44 posted on 09/14/2013 9:20:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Most Americans do.


45 posted on 09/14/2013 9:30:22 AM PDT by colorcountry (The gospel will transform our politics, not vice versa (Romans 12:1,2))
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To: a fool in paradise

Most Americans do.


46 posted on 09/14/2013 9:39:16 AM PDT by colorcountry (The gospel will transform our politics, not vice versa (Romans 12:1,2))
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