Albuquerque Fail

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5 Responses to “Albuquerque Fail”


  1. 1 Lexicographer May 2, 2008 at 5:33 am

    This is not English, but Spanish. Website fail.

  2. 2 Anonymous May 2, 2008 at 7:50 pm

    Speaking as one from New Mexico who speaks Spanish, get your facts straight Lexicographer. The original name of the city was “Alburquerque,” named after the Duke of Alburquerque (awl-boor-‘kehr-keh). However, that name was rather difficult for Anglos, so they changed it to the now well-known “Albuquerque.”

    This sign is wrong no matter how you interpret the word.

  3. 3 Alena May 21, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    I had a lot of fun saying “Al-ber-kew-kew” out loud.

  4. 4 peelty June 2, 2008 at 9:52 am

    eeeheehee me too

  5. 5 Sçium June 14, 2008 at 7:23 am

    Ahl-bhur-kwe-kwe! Is that a town like Orlampa? Or Gotham City?


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