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To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass: grarse
Laugh: larf
Bath: barrrrth
Neither: n-eye-ther
Palmarrrm
Take: tay-ke
Right:r-eye-t
London: Lun - dun
Lasagna:laz-an-ya
Teresa:tuuuur-e-za
Bus: bus
Last:larst
Ask:arsk
France:frarrrrnce
Better:bet-tur
Saturday:sat-er-day
Al Qaeda: al kye-e-da
Room: room
Atherton:ath-er-tun
Kenya:ken-ya
Niger: n-eye-ger
Marquess:mar-qeeeeeeeee
Data:day-ter
Gieves: never said this word before :|
Shrewsbury: shrews-bury
Leominster: leo-minster

What part of the country are you from: Aylesbury(Central)

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Grass: graas
Laugh:laff
Bath:baff
Neither:niver
Palmarm
Take: tayke
Right: rite
London: lond'n
Lasagna:lasanya
Teresa:t'reesa
Bus: bus
Last: laast
Ask: aask
France: fraance
Better:be'er
Saturday:sa'urdy
Al Qaeda: al ki eda
Room:r oom?!?!
Atherton: averton
Kenya: ken - (as in mans name) ya
Marquess: markqwess
Data: daata
Shrewsbury: shrew - (the little rodent) s - berry

What part of the country are you from: Buxton, Derbyshire
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At the beginning of the war in Iraq, there were loads of North Americans saying "Eye-rack", even TV presenters, mainly because they didn't have a clue how to pronounce it.
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At the beginning of the war in Iraq, there were loads of North Americans saying "Eye-rack", even TV presenters, mainly because they didn't have a clue how to pronounce it.
Had a war with Iraq a couple of years back and still didn't learn how to say it properly. Americans......when will they learn eh?
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To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass:grarse
Laugh:largh
Bath:barth
Neither:neether
Palm-arm
Take: t-ache
Right:r ite
London: london
Lasagna:lasangna
Teresa:tereesa
Bus:b-us
Last:laast
Ask:aask
France:fr-anse
Better:bet-ter
Saturday:sat uur day
Al Qaeda:k eada
Room:rooom
Atherton:no idea
Kenya:ken-ya
Niger:?
Marquess:?
Data:date - a
Gieves:?
Shrewsbury:?
Leominster:?
wart ter
scot tish
anything with 2 T's I stutter the t

What part of the country are you from: south east England

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Grass: Grarrrse
Laugh: larrf
Bath: barrth
Neither: nee thur
Palm: parm
Take: tayke
Right: ryte
London: lun don
Lasagna: las anya
Teresa: ta ree suh
Bus: buh s
Last: larst
Ask: arsk
France: frarnce
Better: bett er
Saturday: sat erday
Al Qaeda: al ki ee da
Room: roo m
Atherton: ath er tun
Kenya: ken ya
Niger: ny ja
Marquess: mar keys
Data: day ta
Gieves:jeeves :confused:
Shrewsbury: shroos bury
Leominster: leeo min ster

What part of the country are you from: London
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Grass: grarse
Laugh: larf
Bath: barf
Neither: ni-thur / nai-thur
Palm: parm
Take: tayke
Right: rite
London: lun-dun
Lasagna: las-anya
Teresa: tear-ay-suh
Bus: buhs
Last: larst
Ask: arsk
France: frarnce
Better: b-eht-uh
Saturday: sat-ur-day
Al Qaeda: al-ki-ee-da
Room: room
Atherton: ath-er-tun
Kenya: ken-ya
Niger: nigh-ger
Marquess: mar-qu-essss
Data: day-ta
Shrewsbury: shroos-bury
Leominster: leo-min-ster

What part of the country are you from: Norf Lun-dun
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Grass: Grahs
Laugh: Laff
Bath: Bath
Neither: nee-the
Palm: parm
Take: tayk
Right: rah-eet
London: Lundun
Lasagna: Lasanya
Teresa: Ta-raysa
Bus: Bus
Last: Last
Ask: Ask
France: France
Better: Beh-tuh
Saturday: Sah-tuh-day
Al Qaeda: Al Qa-eeda
Room: Room
Atherton: Ah-the-ton
Kenya: Ken-yuh
Niger: Nigh-juh
Marquess: Mark-ess
Data: Dayta
Gieves: jeeves?
Shrewsbury: Shroozbury
Leominster: Lee-o-minstuh

What part of the country are you from: Yorkshire
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(Original post by happysunshine)
To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass: Grass
Laugh: Laff
Bath: Bath
Neither: Neether
Palm: Parm
Take: Tayk
Right: Rite
London: Lundun
Lasagna: Lazanya
Teresa: Tereeza
Bus: Bus
Last: Last
Ask: Ask
France: Frans
Better: Bet-ter
Saturday: Saturday...
Al Qaeda: Al Kayeeda
Room: Room
Atherton: Atherton (?)
Kenya: Kenya
Niger: Nyjer
Marquess: Markee
Data: Dayta
Gieves: Gyves
Shrewsbury: Shrewsbry
Leominster: Leominster

What part of the country are you from: North East

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Is this for some statistical purpose? Lol, I'll join in for the fun of it.

(Original post by happysunshine)
Grass: Grass (rhymes with "crass")
Laugh: Laff
Bath: Bath (short "a" sound)
Neither: n-eye-ther, or sometimes knee-ther
Palm: parm
Take: tayke
Right: rite
London: lundun
Lasagna: lazanya
Teresa: ter-ay-sya
Bus: buss (sometimes guilty of "buzz" instead)
Last: last
Ask: ask
France: france
Better: bet-er
Saturday: sat-er-day
Al Qaeda: al kiy ee da
Room: r-ooh-m
Atherton: (not seen this before) ath-err-tun
Kenya: ken-yer
Niger: niy-jer
Marquess: mar-kwess
Data: day-ter
Gieves: (not seen this before either) g-ee-ves
Shrewsbury: shrow-s-berry (proper pronounciation I think)
Leominster: lem-ster (proper pronounciation I think)
and some more place names...
Eyam: eem
Evesham: Ee-ve-sham
Thames: tems (haha, I always used to read it properly when I was little, still swear it says "thames" not "tems")


What part of the country are you from: Birmingham, but I don't have much of an accent at all.
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(Original post by happysunshine)
To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass: like gr-assss
Laugh: laff
Bath: bath
Neither: depends on sentence nigh-ther here nor there or neether people
Palm: paaalm
Take: tek/take
Right: rite
London: lOndOn
Lasagna: lasagnE
Teresa: thereeeesa
Bus: slightly posher 'bass!'
Last: lAst
Ask: Ask
France: Fraaaance
Better: better!
Saturday:Satuday
Al Qaeda: Al Kyeeeda
Room: rooom
Atherton:atherton
Kenya: kenya
Niger: nijer
Marquess: you me marquis? or marquee?
Data: dayta
Gieves:??
Shrewsbury: Shrooosbry
Leominster:layominster

What part of the country are you from:
Leicester...NOT with a 'lesta accent me duck!'
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Grass: grass
Laugh: laff
Bath: bath
Neither: neether
Palm: palm
Take: take
Right: rite
London: Lundern
Lasagna: la-zan-ya
Teresa: Ter-ay-za
Bus: buss
Last: last
Ask: ask
France: France

And I'm from Derbyshire (East Midlands).
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Grass:Grahss
Laugh:Larf
Bath:Bah-th
Neither:Nih-ther
London:Lunden
Teresa:Te-re-sa (The way the spaniards say it)
France: Frahnce
Al Qaeda: Al- Kaieder
Atherton:Ather-ten
Niger:Ni-gah
Marquess:Mar-keez
Dataaa-taa


What part of the country are you from: The part that is overseas.
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Grass: grass - rhymes with how the Americans would say ass
Laugh: laff - rhymes with how people on Eastenders say Cafe
Bath: bath
Neither: neether
Palm: palm - rhymes with harm
Take: if I'm speaking really fast then 'tek', but normally 'take' like bake
Right: rite
London: Lundn
Lasagna: lazanya
Teresa: Treeza
Bus: buss
Last: last
Ask: ask
France: Frants

I'm from 'Middlesbr'
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I use the pronunciations given in the Oxford dictionaries.
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I use the pronunciations given in the Oxford dictionaries.
Have you read it all then?
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Grass: Grahrs
Laugh: Larf
Bath: Barf
Neither: Neeether
Palm: Parm
Take: Tayke
Right: Roight
London: Lundun
Lasagna: Lesanya
Teresa: Tehrehsa
Bus: Bus
Last: Larst
Ask: Arsk
France: Frarnce
Better: Betta
Saturday: Saterday
Al Qaeda: Al Ki-eeda
Room: Rooom
Atherton: Athertun
Kenya: Ken-ya
Niger: Nijer
Marquess: Marky
Data: Date-a
Grieves: Greevs
Shrewsbury: Shroosberry
Leominster: Lee-o-minsta

What part of the country are you from: Westcountry
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Have you read it all then?
Not yet. If there is a word that I am unsure of, I check the phonetic pronunciation. It uses Received pronunciation.
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(Original post by happysunshine)
To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass: Gra(r)se
Laugh: Lauhff
Bath: Bauhff
Neither: Neeether
Palm: Palhm
Take: Take
Right: Write
London: Lun dun
Lasagna: La-sa-nia
Teresa: Te-ri-sa
Bus: Buuus
Last: La-st
Ask: Ass-k
France:Fraaance
Better: Bet-er
Saturday: Sat-er-day
Al Qaeda: Al Kai-da
Room: Rooooom
Atherton: ?????
Kenya: Can-ya
Niger: Niy-jer
Marquess: ?????
Data: Date-ah
Gieves: ??????
Shrewsbury: ????
Leominster: ?????

What country are you from:
Brunei
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To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

Grass: grahhs
Laugh: lahhf
Bath: bahhth
Neither: knee-thir
Palm: palm
Take: tayke
Right: rite
London: lun-den
Lasagna: la-san-ya
Teresa: te-ree-sar
Bus: buss
Last: lahrst
Ask: arhsk
France: frahnss
Better: beh-terr
Saturday: sat-er-day
Al Qaeda: al kai-ee-dah
Room: room
Atherton: a-therr-ten
Kenya: ken-ya
Niger: niy-gerr
Marquess: not a clue
Data: day-taa
Gieves: ???
Shrewsbury: shrews-ber-ry
Leominster: ley-o-min-sterr

What part of the country are you from: the deep south of england

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