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Old 03-05-2012, 03:27 PM
 
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Also common: "The Sea-Tea"
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Fairfield County, CT
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kuh-neh-ta-kit
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Middlesex
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i'd like to know what you call people who live here - Connectikites? Connecticutters? i don't think there is one possibility that actually rolls off the tongue like 'Rhode Islanders'..

btw, i'm another one in the kuh-neh-ta-kit camp.
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:28 PM
 
Location: Republic of New England
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Kuh-neddeh-kih
That is the way I say it the....


Ku-neddeh-KEH

They say Connecticut accent drop the t
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:31 PM
 
Location: chepachet
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i'd like to know what you call people who live here - Connectikites? Connecticutters? i don't think there is one possibility that actually rolls off the tongue like 'Rhode Islanders'..

btw, i'm another one in the kuh-neh-ta-kit camp.
Nutmegers ot is it Nutmeggers? Also, if you can't pronounce it you can't afford to live there!
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:34 PM
 
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i'd like to know what you call people who live here - Connectikites? Connecticutters? i don't think there is one possibility that actually rolls off the tongue like 'Rhode Islanders'..

btw, i'm another one in the kuh-neh-ta-kit camp.
New Englanders?
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:51 PM
 
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i'd like to know what you call people who live here - Connectikites? Connecticutters? i don't think there is one possibility that actually rolls off the tongue like 'Rhode Islanders'..

btw, i'm another one in the kuh-neh-ta-kit camp.
I don't know that there's an actual official name, but I've heard the term 'cutters' used to describe townie types with deep roots in CT. I've also personally used the term 'connecticutians' but that is for my own amusement only
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:21 PM
 
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When I pronounce it, the second "c" is silent.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Middlesex
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I don't know that there's an actual official name, but I've heard the term 'cutters' used to describe townie types with deep roots in CT. I've also personally used the term 'connecticutians' but that is for my own amusement only
is that pronounced 'i-ans' or 'shuns'? if the latter, i think you came up with the best one i've heard yet.
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Old 03-05-2012, 09:58 PM
 
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Interesting results thus far
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