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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by xStarr_x3 on Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:27 am

Wait, is that a new one?
Dih-spuhrs.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:48 pm

Not pronunciation but....

Do you say dinner or supper?

I say dinner Razz

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by xStarr_x3 on Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:49 pm

Dinner.

DIIINN-UHHH TYYYM.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:27 am

Dinner.
Supper sounds really weird to me. xP
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:50 am

I thought most people on the east coast say super. All my east coast family does. I think it's weird.

I figure you guys don't talk about this much but I saw them outside tonight so I wondered do you say:

Northern Lights
or
Aurora Borealis

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by bibbit on Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:59 pm

Nahhh I say dinner too.

I've never really talked about it, but I usually hear it called the northern lights. It's a little easier to say than its counterpart, so I'd probably say it too.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by xStarr_x3 on Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:27 pm

I just call them auroras. xD

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by xStarr_x3 on Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:17 am

Double post, sorry.

BUT.
What do you call the street you live on, when referring to it and all the houses/families that live on it?
Block, or do you simply call it street?

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:19 am

Street.
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Fri Mar 11, 2011 1:35 am

I use both. If I'm talking about only my street, than it's a street. If I'm talking about me street and the streets around it, then I say block or sometimes neighborhood.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by bibbit on Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:13 am

I usually just say neighborhood instead... but that's mostly because it's a really small neighborhood.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:46 pm

When you say "what's the matter?" do you actually say the "the" or do you say it like "what's-a matter?"
I say it the second way; it's common around here, apparently. xP I was just wondering if it's common elsewhere as well.
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by bibbit on Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:42 am

I say it right. ;P but I'm usually a perfectionist when it comes to pronunciation.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:46 pm

I say What's the matter. All out. Sometimes I'll just get lazy and say "what's wrong" instead XD

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by BPahl88 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:23 am

I usually say "What's the matter". I may switch every so often.

Oooooh I had one but I forgot what it was... gah!

Nonono wait! It literally just came to me. Do you guys say: muh-new-err oooooor muh-noor when saying manure?

I'm the first and my cousins are the same way but my mom/aunt/uncle say it the second way. :/
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:40 am

First for me!

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by bibbit on Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:24 pm

First for me as well.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:57 am

Pennsylvania
Pen - sihl - vain - yuh or pen - suhl - vain - yuh?
I say the latter.
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by bibbit on Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:56 am

Pretty sure this would be the same with just pencil. xP
I say both.

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:26 am

The syllables in a word can also affect how you pronounce each part, so.
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:12 am

I say it either way

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by xStarr_x3 on Sun May 22, 2011 4:47 pm

What do you guys call bruises?

A) Bruises
B) Black and blues
C) Moons
D) None of the above

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Holleh on Sun May 22, 2011 5:15 pm

Bruises. I've never heard them being called anything else...
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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Tue May 24, 2011 8:13 pm

Also bruises. I also have never heard of them being called anything else XD

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Re: The Pronunciations Thread!

Post by Hazel on Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:26 am

Just cause I'm massively bored......

In a road, where you get to a circle, do you call it a rotary or roundabout?
Here we call them roundabouts, but while living on the east coast, my mom called them rotaries.


And also,

tiara

Tee-air-ah
Tee-r-ah

I heard a say it the first way on the radio, and I couldn't decide which way I liked. But I'm learning towards the second.

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