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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: 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)

    Anymore words which have several pronunciation can be added to the list!
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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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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    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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    (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: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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    (Original post by hornblower)
    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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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    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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    (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: 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

    Anymore words which have several pronunciation can be added to the list!
 
 
 
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