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Offline David In Indy

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Pronunciation Poll
« on: April 21, 2008, 10:44:30 pm »
If you pronounce some of those words differently than was listed in the poll, please tell us how you say it, or them! :D

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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2008, 10:49:46 pm »
PIH-tshur (Picture)
PIH-tour


I say "PICK-tshur"

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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2008, 10:51:17 pm »
PIH-tshur (Picture)
PIH-tour


I say "PICK-tshur"

That's the way I say it too Del. I'll go back and change it. I didn't do a very good job at the phonetics with that one. You may want to recheck your last answer because I added a word.. Door. :)

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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 11:05:34 pm »
I say PICK Tya

Just in case you had ever wondered a reconstruction by a University in Florida believes Neanderthals (excuse the spelling) may have had an accent like us Kiwis (New Zealanders).








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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2008, 03:52:35 pm »

That was fun! 8)

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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2008, 04:08:01 pm »
Here's one I didn't see on there. Most New Orleanians pronounce it

New OR-luns


It's funny that so many places are mispronounced by people enunciating the letters too much. Like, many people say or-e-GONE, but don't most people in the state call it OR-e-gun? And don't most people in LOO-ee-ville say Loo-uh-ville?

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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2008, 04:20:25 pm »
This poll is wicked hod caw.  ;D
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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2008, 04:22:50 pm »
Toe-mah-toe


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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2008, 05:17:20 pm »
Here's one I didn't see on there. Most New Orleanians pronounce it

New OR-luns


It's funny that so many places are mispronounced by people enunciating the letters too much. Like, many people say or-e-GONE, but don't most people in the state call it OR-e-gun? And don't most people in LOO-ee-ville say Loo-uh-ville?


I can answer THAT one for you Katherine, because Louisville is just down the road from me! They say "LOH-uh-vul" or "LOH-vul". And they will quickly correct you if they hear you saying it any other way! It hits them like a screeching chalkboard when they hear "Loo-EE-ville".  LOL
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Re: Pronunciation Poll
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2008, 05:27:34 pm »
Lets see, I would say:

T'mater

'tater

Grahge

Lu'ziana

Norlins'

Loo-uh-ville

Poursh

Ax

To'-let

Winder

Wa-shin-tun

Creek

Pic-ture

cain't

Dore
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