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Where did the whole "Aboot" and "Oot" thing come from?

I've seen this replacing all of a couple user's "About" and "Out," Especially Germany123...And I was just curious to where it came from. :p
Where did the whole "Aboot" and "Oot" thing come from?
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and do you SEE that epic photoshop skill? :D
hm94991 posted over a year ago
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I was too busy admiring your Photoshop skills to think of an answer. Incidentally, "oot" and "aboot" are pet peeves of mine and I'm not really sure why.
astroasis posted over a year ago
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ha ha ha thats gotta be the best explanation yet!
germany123 posted over a year ago
 hm94991 posted over a year ago
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mod_or_rocker said:
Well, I'm guessing it has something to do (in Germany123's case anyway) with How I Met Your Mother where they really exaggerate stereotypes to do with Canadians. Canadians pronouncing it "oot" instead of "out" and "aboot" instead of "about" (which by the way is not true for about 90% of Canadians) is a big part of that. I know Germany123 is a big fan of the show so I'm guessing that's why.
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That's right, as far as I know. =P
DarkSarcasm posted over a year ago
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I voted this as "best answer" and can i say i LOVE canada!? and all canadians i have met say "aboot"and "oot" but deny doing so :)
germany123 posted over a year ago
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I AM born and raised in the prairie provinces and we do not say that I BEILIEVE that is a maritime thing, see we also like to pass the blame...lol
ineedcoffee posted over a year ago
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fanfly said:
Well, I know that that pronunciation is part of a common Canadian accent- often exaggerated for comic affect in movies and what not. So I'm assuming it originated there?
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