Thread: Dani vs Yoba
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12-24-2009   #48 (permalink)
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Hmm, I tried it. I'm surprised she didn't point it out or anything though o.o

Now I kinda see why "Dani" gets more votes than "Yoba". Dani sounds more like a normal diminutive nickname, while "Yoba" sounds just weird. I don't mean to insult Yoba or anything, but there is a slight nuance to each of the sounds/letters that we use, and that is probably what makes "Dani" sound more pleasant.

The sounds used in "Yoba" are more foreign to our ears (even to my Japanese-d ears o.o), so that slight nuance makes it a little more offsetting.
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