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Tue Sep 1, 2015, 08:17 AM

Bernie Sander's Brother on British TV talking about Bernie's Run

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Reply Bernie Sander's Brother on British TV talking about Bernie's Run (Original post)
marble falls Sep 2015 OP
Smarmie Doofus Sep 2015 #1
marble falls Sep 2015 #2
hedda_foil Sep 2015 #4
RoccoR5955 Sep 2015 #3

Response to marble falls (Original post)

Tue Sep 1, 2015, 08:55 AM

1. He calls him "BERnard". I like the sound of that. n/t

 

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 1, 2015, 09:00 AM

2. He has picked up some Britishisms in his years there, hasn't he? I might have to start using...

BERnard now myself.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 2, 2015, 01:36 AM

4. I think it may be old Brooklynese Semi-Yiddishism more than British.

I'm close to Bernie in age and I remember the older generations often pronouncing Bernard with the accent on the first syllable. I always thought they were trying to make the name sound more "elegant."

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Tue Sep 1, 2015, 11:27 AM

3. When he got re-elected

 

he got 71% of the vote. You do not ignore a person like that!

#FeelTheBern!


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