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    #1

    you're a nick, you're special

    Hello.

    I've just watched a The Simpsons episode.
    There was a dialog between Marge (mother) and Bart (her son).

    The dialog is:

    Marge: Sweety, you just gonna be who you are.
    Bart: But who am I?
    Marge: You're your nick, you're special...

    What does "nick" mean? I guess it's wrong. What do you think it could be?
    Honestly, I reviewed that moment several times, but I don't know what she said.
    It sounded definitely as "nick" "nik" and etc.

    If you don't understand what I'm talking about it will be pretty difficult to show your that episode.

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by Boris Tatarenko; 08-Jan-2014 at 12:52. Reason: Sorry for mistkae in the title. It should be "you're your nick"
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: you're a nick, you're special

    not a teacher

    My guess is that Marge says, "You're unique".
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    #3

    Re: you're a nick, you're special

    Exactly! Unique sounds as your nick for me . Hilariously.

    Thanks.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: you're a nick, you're special

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Exactly! Unique sounds as your nick for me . Hilariously.

    Thanks.
    Even in Marge Simpson's very strange voice, "unique" shouldn't really sound like "your nick". Even if the first syllable sounds like "your" rather than "you", it's odd if she pronounces the second syllable as "nick" instead of "neek".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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