By Anonymous - 01/11/2014 18:59 - United States - Deatsville
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Assburgers don't sound very appetizing. I wouldn't fire one up either.
If that's a case he should have the guy medically evaluated. Or at least talk to the guy and try and make it so you don't sue him for a hostile work environment.
I'm in awe that someone who thinks 'assburgers' is an actual disorder is in an authority position of a business.
#87, some people do - it varies. The hard 'g' is German pronunciation, as Hans Asperger was Austrian, but in English the 'e' afterwards usually makes the 'g' soft. To be completely OCD about it, in the UK it's technically Asperger syndrome, as the use of the possessive indicates that a condition is named for the patient rather than the doctor.
I hear it both ways - mainly the "right" way from people in the community (eg the support group that I help with, or other campaigners), and with a soft g from the general public. I tend to use it either way my self, depending to whom I am speaking. I wasn't saying that you were wrong, just expanding on the difference.