Funny Pronunciations By The GPS Lady

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Tastebuds's Comment
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My favorite is when there are multiple roads in one and you're approaching an exit. Let's just say Hwy A, Hwy B, and Hwy C are all together, she'll say something like

"in a half a mile, exit right on Exit 234 Highway A Highway B Highway in one thousand feet, exit right on Highway A Rollover warning ahead High in five hundred feet, exit right on Highway A High in six hun..." on and on never really getting a chance to say it all.

It cracks me up every time

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Kurt G.'s Comment
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There's an interstate onramp i go over frequently where apparently there's a segment of road in the database that has no name. So when you come to it the gps says "continue on road". Yeah, that was my plan.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

Fatsquatch 's Comment
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A few of other favorites:

There's a Pilot in Madera, CA right off 99. Can't remember the exit number, but it's Road 18 1/2. The GPS always says "Road 18 1 exit 2."

It also gets extremely excited over numbers like 20, 30, 40, 50, etc. It won't just say "fifty," it says "fif-TEEEEE."

And it frequently gets its instructions a little bass ackwards. Example "In a quarter mile, take exit blah blah for suchNsuch, turn left in 350 feet, and then." (Instead of "and then turn left in 350 feet.")

Diver Driver's Comment
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Fatsquatch said:

And it frequently gets its instructions a little bass ackwards. Example "In a quarter mile, take exit blah blah for suchNsuch, turn left in 350 feet, and then." (Instead of "and then turn left in 350 feet.")

Talk about excited and getting things backwards....

The new Loves in South Holland, Illinois.... the GPS will tell you to turn the wrong way coming off the interstate , and will bring you to a local grocery store and tell you that you've arrived.

For those stopping at that truck stop, do yourself a HUGE favor and either get an Uber(8-9 bucks each way), or park at the Walmart and walk over...(have not personally verified the Walmart) But go grab a Portillo's Italian beef sandwich, and get the strawberry short cake.

Portillos is a Chicago favorite.

Interstate:

Commercial trade, business, movement of goods or money, or transportation from one state to another, regulated by the Federal Department Of Transportation (DOT).

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DWI:

Driving While Intoxicated

Cwc's Comment
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I always like the " turn left and continue off road" yes there's a paved road but it's news to her.

So... I get bored and talk back to the GPS lady... no... this a truck not a Jeep.

Rainy D.'s Comment
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Mine said "misery" instead of Missouri

Matt M.'s Comment
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One of my prior codrivers had a Rand McNally that sounded like it was asking "You tall?" When entering or exiting Utah.

My wife giggles like a schoolgirl everyti me we enter Utah for this. She's disappointed if the sound is off.

SAP:

Substance Abuse Professional

The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) is a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol program regulation and makes recommendations concerning education, treatment, follow-up testing, and aftercare.

Linden R.'s Comment
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Mine said "misery" instead of Missouri

"You have arrived at your misery" sorry.gif
Linden R.'s Comment
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Mine said "misery" instead of Missouri

"You have arrived at your misery" sorry.gif

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Ah shoot.... instead of "blockquote" at the end I deleted a bit too much and instead had "bl"... embarrassed.gif

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