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    Scone!

    66% of the British population pronounce "scone" to rhyme with "John" (ie: the right way). You wouldn't argue with democracy, now would you?

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    66% of the British population are also in the bottom two-thirds in terms of intelligence. Coincidence? I think not...
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    I pronounce it 'scone'. :teehee:
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    it has a magic "e" at the end which means you have to pronounce the vowel in the word as its name.
    I.e Scone = Sc-oh-ne
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    (Original post by Kinsula)
    66% of the British population pronounce "scone" to rhyme with "John" (ie: the right way). You wouldn't argue with democracy, now would you?
    Eerrrr yes i would in this instance. Scone rhymes with cone ftw!!!!
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    **** off; it rhymes with "bone"
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    "The pronunciation of the word across the United Kingdom varies. According to one academic study, two-thirds of the British population pronounce it /ˈskon/, rhyming with "con" and "John", with the preference rising to 99% in the Scottish population. The rest pronounce it /ˈskone/, rhyming with "cone" and "Joan". British dictionaries usually show the "con" form as the preferred pronunciation, while recognizing that the "cone" form also exists."

    SKON FTW
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    (Original post by Finbar21)
    it has a magic "e" at the end which means you have to pronounce the vowel in the word as its name.
    I.e Scone = Sc-oh-ne

    Exactly :yep:
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    definitely skon.... The joke wouldn't work otherwise, and then we'd all be missing out... :eek3:

    what does ftw mean by the way?
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    'sc-oh-n' people just sound odd :yep:
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    Fastest cake?
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    :lolwut: Oh.
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    (Original post by TomandJerry09)
    definitely skon.... The joke wouldn't work otherwise, and then we'd all be missing out... :eek3:

    what does ftw mean by the way?
    ftw = for the win!
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    This didn't turn out to be a joke thread

    I was expecting something really stupid like:
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    (Original post by Finbar21)
    it has a magic "e" at the end which means you have to pronounce the vowel in the word as its name.
    I.e Scone = Sc-oh-ne
    What about gone? None? Shone?
    SKON :yep:
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    definatly a victoria sponge cake with butter icing and cinamon man those cakes move..
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    I thought this was a question about what was the fastest cake to make :sigh:

    Damnit! For those that care.

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    i believe the fastest cake to make is the cake you make in a mug...it takes 3 minutes :sexface:
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    (Original post by stardust123)
    Fastest cake?
    There there :console:
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    the other day i ate some victoria sponge cake on a spaceship travelling at 0.99c as measured by a stationary observer.

    the observer thought the cake was a little thinner than usual but i thought it was fine.

    k bye
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    How does this make it a fast cake? I don't understand the joke...
 
 
 

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