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      07-01-2013, 05:01 PM   #1
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Does The Word Bimmer Bother You?

I just read a thread and one person kept saying bimmer. I can't stand that word for some reason. When somebody says it to me about my car I say it's a BMW. Anybody else annoyed by the use of this word?
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I use it sometimes but I can't get used to it, sounds cheap lol
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I absoultely hate it, it sounds so weird. I have always used "BMW", that way I'm able to emphasis every letter and its coolness haha.
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No. I have other things to be bothered about like how I've been shopping for 10 years and I never have anything to wear. Complete fail
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I always write out Bimmer but say "Beemer". I don't really care if it's incorrect, it just sounds better IMO. If im with other enthusiasts i'll say bimmer so I don't look dumb.
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Its a car man chill. If anything be cool about it because not many other manufacturers have a nickname thats so widely known
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I always write out Bimmer but say "Beemer". I don't really care if it's incorrect, it just sounds better IMO. If im with other enthusiasts i'll say bimmer so I don't look dumb.
I think it's still pronounced "Beemer" even when spelled Bimmer, correct me if I'm wrong. I don't think anyone's ever said "bimmer" aloud to me. That would sound odd.
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People who make threads about the word bimmer bothering them bother me. Just sayin.
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To me it's like saying "Chevy" instead of Chevrolet. I do get looked at by some coworkers as if I were pretentious when I use it though.
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People who make threads about the word bimmer bothering them bother me. Just sayin.
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I think it's still pronounced "Beemer" even when spelled Bimmer, correct me if I'm wrong. I don't think anyone's ever said "bimmer" aloud to me. That would sound odd.
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I just say "bay em dubya"
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Yeah, I don't like it.
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I think it's still pronounced "Beemer" even when spelled Bimmer, correct me if I'm wrong. I don't think anyone's ever said "bimmer" aloud to me. That would sound odd.
"Beemer" refers to BMW's motorbikes. "Bimmer" is in reference to the cars. Don't ask me why this is.
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"Beemer" refers to BMW's motorbikes. "Bimmer" is in reference to the cars. Don't ask me why this is.
I've heard this too. Don't know why.
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"Beemer" refers to BMW's motorbikes. "Bimmer" is in reference to the cars. Don't ask me why this is.
There used to be an English-brand motorcycle "BSA", which came to be known as "Beezers"...
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Usually people who aren't on the forum use that word is what I noticed.
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sim simma, who got the keys to my bimmer?
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I always write out Bimmer but say "Beemer". I don't really care if it's incorrect, it just sounds better IMO. If im with other enthusiasts i'll say bimmer so I don't look dumb.
Ya not sure who spelled it bimmer, it should be Beamer or Beemer.
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No. I have other things to be bothered about like how I've been shopping for 10 years and I never have anything to wear. Complete fail
First world problem Sara shm... Wait let me correct myself, women problem Sara..shm.
Look on the bright side, your man gets to admire you in all these sexy heels. WIN! lol
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People who make threads about the word bimmer bothering them bother me. Just sayin.
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No. I have other things to be bothered about like how I've been shopping for 10 years and I never have anything to wear. Complete fail
These are the kind of problems the world needs
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