The Ame 'O' Sound
I've noticed on American-oriented dictionaries/wordlists dotted about the WWW that...
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It Took 20 Yrs But...
OK, it took 20 years, but today I had a revelation. The fact that it took 20 yrs...
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Place Name Pronunciations
I can half understand why we don't say Paree, but why shouldn't English speaking...
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Pooberty
I just heard Scott Simon (obTWIAVBP: American radio host) say "puberty" as POOberty...
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RP - What A Rehearsal In Pretension !
How did such accent come about?!! Only a backwardly hierarchal society like the aristocracy...
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American D For T
priddy, wadder, etc. Can anyone point me to some advice, techniques, and so on, for...
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How Do UK Dictionaries Say To Pronounce...
This is something I've always wondered about. In an American dictionary the word...
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Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences...
Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences Department 25 April 2004 (( OK, children,...
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'Centring'
I've long been familiar with the UK spellings 'centre' and 'theatre' as compared...
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Foreign Names: Why Do Americans Lengthen...
Reading this [link] I see 'Kudoes to the New York Times...' I assume that the writer...
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Oogo Chavez
U.S. newsreaders always called Charles de Gaulle "Charlz," not "Sharl." They gave...
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OT - Interesting Column
I don't usually do this, but a newspaper columnist in the Orlando Sentinel wrote...
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Pronounciation Of Mobile
When talking about the 'mobile phone', I have always pronounced the word 'mobile...
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John Kerry's Pronunciation Of "America...
I've heard John Kerry pronounce the word "America" (a'm3:rik&) (& ==> schwa),...
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On Discovery Times Channel Right Now ...
I'm watching a show on the Discovery Times channel, "Thomas L. Friedman Reporting...
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Is *Shine* Offensive?
Hi folks, Recently I had a chat with an American parish priest living in California...
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Some Words That I Need Help To Pronounce...
Hi everyone, I've studied American English with some audio books and I learnt some...
Is *Shine* Offensive?
Hi folks, Recently I had a chat with an American parish priest living in California...
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Pronunciation Of Numbers?
How would you read out the following numbers? 2,684 ft? Would you say 26 hundred...
Are These Correct?
Are these correct in American English Language? 1)I have flu.Whiout an (a) before...