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View Poll Results: Do you know how "ASSUME" started?
An awkward misspelling of awesome. 6 23.08%
the canadian pronunciation of awesome. 15 57.69%
i don't care, i just like to say it. 5 19.23%
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Do you know the origin of "ASSUME"?

just doing an informal poll! thanks!

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I always figured it was the way Canucks say it, but it's one of the few things I can't recall ever hearing one say, so I can't be sure.



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say awesome with australian accent = assume


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oo its ally!
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ass·ume
[ass-oom]

–adjective
1. inspiring awe: an assume sight.
2. showing or characterized by awe.
3. Slang . very impressive: That chick's ass is totally assume.

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[quote author=drdellorama link=topic=180892.msg3828395#msg3828395 date=1287093216]
oo its ally!
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albert!


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1400–50; late ME (< AF assumer ) < L assūmere to take to, adopt, equiv. to as- as- + sūmere to take up

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