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# You know I've always spelled it as "woah"
However the internet seems to be pretty adamant that "whoa" is correct, and people who spell it woah are stupid.
Seems a bit silly to me though, a bit like arguing over whether laughter is haha or hehe.
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:03, archived)
# heh heh
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:06, archived)
# Dunno, I laugh like a hyena having an orgasm
Sod knows how you'd spell that
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:15, archived)
# I had to read that back a few times
before I realised that you don't "laugh like a hyena" while having an orgasm
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:20, archived)
# Um, no
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:26, archived)
# that's more of a dolphin chirp
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:49, archived)
# only keanu says "woah"
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:06, archived)
# I think you'll find Snowy in Tintin also says Woah a lot
Perhaps that's why I've got that spelling lodged in my head
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:10, archived)
# When you're young that makes for really weird reading
Snowy sounds so strange in my head
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:39, archived)
# Yeah, especially that one where Snowy is kidnapped
and you see "Woah! Woah!" coming from an upstairs window, and Tintin runs up to find it's a baby crying, and you think just what does Snowy sound like?
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:56, archived)
# jejejejejejejejeje
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:09, archived)
# Jonathan Ross played Woah when his school did a play about the flood
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:22, archived)
# Haha, that doesn't even make sense!
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:32, archived)
# All things make sense if you look at them the wong way
"And God said to Woah, 'The end of all flesh is come befowe me; for the eawth is filled with violence thwough them; and, behold, I will destwoy them with the eawth."
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:36, archived)
# You're thinking of when he had to woah boat
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:07, archived)
# Maybe
He did a masterful reading from Joshua once, though.

"And the Lord said unto Joshua, 'See, I have given into thine hand Jewicho, and the king theweof, and the mighty men of valour. And ye shall compass the city, all ye men of woah, and go wound about the city once. Thus shalt thou do six days. And seven pwiests shall bair befowe the ark seven twumpets of wams' howns: and the seventh day ye shall compass the city seven times, and the pwiests shall blow with the twumpets."
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:13, archived)
# I've always spelled it woah
I thought whoa was just used for dogs and horses.
Someone'll be telling me it's spelt 'wierd' next, people seem pretty intent on that being right
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:42, archived)
# everyone knows it's whierd, man
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:45, archived)
# Haha, I mentioned it to a persistent "offender" once
They laughed and refused to believe me :(
Then again, they're also convinced pseudo is pronounced persuade'o..
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:49, archived)
Never fails. NEVER. I know these things.

edit: just found this, some people have "extensions" to the rule, like "well, well, but, it doesn't apply if it rhymes with 'hay' like in neighbour!" and "well, well, err, it doesn't apply when you have a plural like 'democracy' or err err it FUCKING APPLIES ALL RIGHT?"
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:52, archived)
# I'll see you at the hacienda
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:56, archived)
# that's spelled haceinda
i know these things
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:59, archived)
# ahem In which case I think you mean "foriegn" :P
(, Wed 13 Jun 2012, 23:59, archived)
# bollocks
hoisted on my own petard!

i've never been able to spell "foriegn". nor have i ever been able to spell "dependent". this makes me a bona fide moron.

edit: 'foriegn' is beginning to hurt my eyes
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:00, archived)
# Haha it is awful isn't it
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:05, archived)
# it's kind of insidious
but i'll make a special effort to always use "dependant". although that does look like what you're doing when you nick someone's necklace.
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:10, archived)
# You've reminded me of this:
"When a horse jumps over defence, defeat go before detail!"
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:14, archived)
# You've obviously never watched the Grand National
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:21, archived)
# I always watch the grand national, you make a good point
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:30, archived)
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 0:34, archived)
# <racist joke ending with naming of sister's kids 'Deneice' and 'Denephew'>
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 5:08, archived)
# Sounds like a very scientific argument
(, Thu 14 Jun 2012, 12:34, archived)