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    Default Help with American English

    Hello everyone, I need a little help with this transcription. This time it is American English. Could you write here what are they saying from 1:57 to 2:15 (or correct mistakes in my hearing)? (Starting with "He owns greeting card company..." and ending "...they're doing it on Facebook."). I came up with this so far, not sure about some parts:

    "He owns greeting card company Village Lighthouse, which does both. It goes hand in hand because, you know, if you have a really important love one that you really care about, you´re not gonna send him an e-card. You´re gonna go into a (the?) store and buy him? a card and you´re gonna - now im not sure about this part - . In addition to the way that they´re doing it on Facebook.

    Thanks for your help Have a nice day.
    Here is the link: rapidshare.com/files/434829129/T4_sending_cards.mp3
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    Default Re: Help with american english

    Quote Originally Posted by jamescz View Post
    He owns greeting card company Village Lighthouse, which does both. It goes hand in hand because, you know, if you have a really important loved* one that you really care about, you´re not gonna send 'em** an e-card. You´re gonna go into the store and buy 'em** a card and you´re gonna write that personal sentiment - . In addition to the way that they´re doing it on Facebook.
    *Sounds like he drops that final d, but it's supposed to be there.
    **Both them and him can be pronounced 'em.
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    Default Re: Help with american english

    It's

    you´re not gonna send them an e-card.

    and buy them a card

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    Default Re: Help with american english

    Also, note that it's American English, not american english.

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    My apologies for that .. Anyways thanks for your help

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