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Actually, in the UK "gneiss" is pronounced exactly "nice", so it fits even better there.
 
Actually, in the UK "gneiss" is pronounced exactly "nice", so it fits even better there.
:If Wikipedia's phonetic guide is any authority, it's also said that way in the US (hover-text: 'n' as in 'nigh', long 'i' in 'bide', 's' as in 'sigh')... it doesn't make any distinctions between regions. -- [[User:IronyChef|IronyChef]] ([[User talk:IronyChef|talk]]) 04:51, 18 August 2012 (UTC)
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:If Wikipedia's phonitic guide is any authority, it's also said that way in the US (hover-text: 'n' as in 'nigh', long 'i' in 'bide', 's' as in 'sigh')... it doesn't make any distinctions between regions. -- [[User:IronyChef|IronyChef]] ([[User talk:IronyChef|talk]]) 04:51, 18 August 2012 (UTC)
 
::Indeed. American geologists also pronounce it "nice" [[User:Lcarsos|lcarsos]] ([[User talk:Lcarsos|talk]]) 18:06, 20 August 2012 (UTC)
 
::Indeed. American geologists also pronounce it "nice" [[User:Lcarsos|lcarsos]] ([[User talk:Lcarsos|talk]]) 18:06, 20 August 2012 (UTC)
:::According to my geologist father, 'gneiss' is pronounced as "nice" and 'butte' as "beaut." He also says that buttes are almost never gneiss: gneiss is a metamorphic rock, and buttes are almost always formed from sedimentary rocks. (Gneiss can form bornhardts, which are also bumps of rock, but form by a different process and don't look very similar.)[[User:Sapphie| Variables won't, constants aren't.  (Osborn's Law)]] ([[User talk:Sapphie|talk]]) 00:58, 29 August 2012 (UTC)
 
::::Your father is kind of a buzzkill.
 
[[Special:Contributions/108.162.216.38|108.162.216.38]] 16:42, 29 January 2014 (UTC)
 
::::A gniess hardt bone?  Umm... [[Special:Contributions/108.162.216.36|108.162.216.36]] 22:33, 20 September 2015 (UTC)
 
Rather impressive to see an erotic geology joke that doesn't even need to bring up cleavage, lol. One of my favourites. {{unsigned|BruceJohnJennerLawso}}
 
:Oops, my mistake, they did mention cleavage, but still not bad anyways. {{unsigned|BruceJohnJennerLawso}}
 
Another gneiss butte interpretation, that Randall can't possibly have intended because of his politics, is a small hill- much like pregnancy.[[User:Seebert|Seebert]] ([[User talk:Seebert|talk]]) 12:54, 30 June 2014 (UTC)
 
:What are you talking about? How does any political position preclude punning about pregnancy?
 
[[Special:Contributions/173.245.50.174|173.245.50.174]] 19:46, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
 
This makes a odd sort of sense, but right there!?!?.... Why?! (It's not even sanitary
 
missed a prime opportunity to make a https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cummingtonite pun smh
 

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