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    (Original post by Stevo F)
    So by that logic you would pronounce "gone" the same way?
    Urm... obviously

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    (Original post by dotty_but_good)
    I read that as Scon or Scon, was wondering why it was a question until I remembered people use the other pronunciation.

    But the bigger question as far as I am concerned is jam or cream first?
    Does it matter?
    Just turn it upside down if you're not happy :yes:

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    (Original post by SebMurphy)
    Yes, because English has no abstract rules, so if one word is pronounced one way, all other words which look similar must also be pronounced the same way.
    /sarcasm
    I sincerely hope you didn't think that anybody would actually pronounce anything "Squon." :confused:
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    (Original post by NotMyToothbrush)
    I'm not going to mention the fact that one of the options involves having to spell the word differently

    How do you think it should be said?

    Obviously, I opt for "Scone".
    Was it the Morrisons advert featuring Ant and Dec that made you post this question?


    I pronounce it "Scone" btw
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    (Original post by Hustler-1337)
    Was it the Morrisons advert featuring Ant and Dec that you post this question?


    I pronounce it "Scone" btw
    no, although i was actually thinking of it when you quoted me
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    Scone. Like cone and tone, not con and ton.
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    Scon.
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    Scon. Like gone and one, not cone and tone.


    English and logic don't mix.
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    (Original post by Kaiser MacCleg)
    Scon. Like gone and one, not cone and tone.


    English and logic don't mix.
    Touché
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    Scon because scon YORKSHIRE YORKSHIRE!

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    I'm from the southwest and pronounce it scone.
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    One parent says one, the other the other. I use a mix of both, if I had to choose I'd probably say it to rhyme with 'cone' though


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    'Scon' if only because I don't want to let go of the joke.
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    Scone.

    But to be fair, I don't actually eat them. In fact, the only time I ever say the word is during the 'scon' or 'scone' debate
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    Scon for the bread or skoon when talking about the place.
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    I say scon, write it scone and the place scone is said skoon.
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    I pronounce it "scon", but then, I am from north east England.
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    (Original post by ChocoholicPolyglot)
    I've also heard people pronounce it as "Scoon". Or maybe it's a Scottish thing...
    That is how you pronounce the village Scone (near Perth in Scotland).
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    I work in a teashop on weekends and I'm always making cream teas, I still have no idea which it is! it's about 50/50 the way the customers pronounce it so I just join in with what they say in general I go with scone as I personally think that's the posher one and I'm trying to be extra posh and polite when serving. I reackon "stone" is the closest word to scone so pronounce it like that!
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    Scone as in throne for me.
 
 
 
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