Thread for Thursday 16th Feb: words with disputed pronunciation, a poll thread


#1

Please leave this blank until the morning but think about some words with disputed pronunciation. Theo, please amend the thread title to remove the opening three words at 7:00am tomorrow (16/02/2017)


#2

okay, won’t post in here until then (y)


#3

Pronouciation


#4

you’ve done yourself there


#5

Not where he’s from he’s not :wink:


#6

Looking forward to this


#7

I spent 3 years living in Stoke. Got some great input* for tomorrow.

*input


#8

#9

Have we started yet?


#10

Fuck it, whatever

‘eltham’


#11

Scone.


#12

Scone rhymes with

  • Gone
  • Cone
  • Spoon
  • (Other)

0 voters


#13

That said, I rhymed it with ‘cone’ in the US to make myself understood. When in Rom…


#14

David 'Bow’ie

  • 'Bow’tie
  • Corbyn’s disrespectful ‘bow’

0 voters


#15

Either/neither

  • Breather
  • Mither

0 voters


#16

Thanks @1101010


#17

I’ve never pronounced it ith-ner


#18

Room:

  • Rumm
  • Rooooooom

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#19

Gif

  • G as in Gerry
  • G as in Gift

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#20
  • Barf
  • Baff

0 voters