Skip to comments.Hawaii canít fit womanís last name on license
Posted on 09/13/2013 12:58:41 PM PDT by Olog-haiEdited 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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Come on I wanna LAY ya.
Try a few of these ...
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...)
“....and do you pronounce the word on that sign ‘pip a leen nie’?”
“No ma’am,... we pronounce that ‘pipeline’.”
She should stop whining and start selling vowels.
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.
DANG! Beat me to it ;)
She’s become a vowel donor to needy children in Kyrgyzstan.
When will the lawsuit be filed?
Maybe she can marry a Bosnian guy that has hardly any vowels in his name, and together, they can forge a bright future.
Sounds like the name means rather the opposite - one who causes chaos and confusion....
The upside to this is that she’ll never be the victim of identity theft.
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.
Let’s see ...
I can resist anything except temptation. — OW
No ... not quite, I’ll solve this cryptoquote yet!
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...
That’s not as bad as a face that won’t fit in the frame.
I believe Ed Sanders is trying to pronounce it at the beginning of this song...
I don't know. Has she decided yet? It is Hawaii, you know.
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.
Hey, they've done it before.
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.
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?
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”
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.
I offered to give a woman something long and hard last night. My last name!
There ain’t no HOUSE in Houston!
There is no HUE in Houston, either.
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.
It is “HUE” (or HUGH)
Does her dad have a drivers license? I think she made that name up
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).
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.
I guess director John Huston got it wrong too!
Most Americans do.
Most Americans do.
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