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

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)

Pronouciation

you’ve done yourself there

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Not where he’s from he’s not :wink:

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Looking forward to this

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

*input

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Have we started yet?

Fuck it, whatever

‘eltham’

Scone.

Scone rhymes with

  • Gone
  • Cone
  • Spoon
  • (Other)

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

David 'Bow’ie

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

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Either/neither

  • Breather
  • Mither

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Thanks @1101010

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I’ve never pronounced it ith-ner

Room:

  • Rumm
  • Rooooooom

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Gif

  • G as in Gerry
  • G as in Gift

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  • Barf
  • Baff

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H

  • Haitch
  • Aitch

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