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    I am just askinn.

    Y'all can't pronounce your " th"s
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    It's a regional thing.
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    Yeah it's a regional fing.
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    I am just askinn.

    Y'all can't pronounce your " th"s
    Because we live in a three society and can speak anyway we like and you Americans have nuffin to say about it.
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    i don't see how the pronunciation for both of those words differ tbh
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    They don’t...
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    I am just askinn.

    Y'all can't pronounce your " th"s
    Mad Ting init
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    I am just askinn.

    Y'all can't pronounce your " th"s
    not u again
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    Some people have difficulty pronouncing 'th' just like others can't sound out the 's' or 'r' - it could be down to a few reasons. And I suppose in other cases, it's just how people talk.
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    I'm quite sure I've seen a thread like this about British pronunciation from you before and the answer is the same - we have hundreds of regional accents, the majority of them have the correct pronunciation of the 'th' sound. Some, for example some variants in the Essex accent and London accents (i.e. cockney, etc.) do pronounce the sound as 'ff'.

    But you should be careful about making sweeping statements because the fact is that the majority of us do not speak like that.
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    It makes me twitch a bit. I had a friend who would say "somfink" instead of "something". However you can't generalise to all English people, depends how and where you were brought up and the accents of people around you.
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    https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...is-accent/amp/
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    I used to do this around my posh nan, used to get on her right nerve lmao
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    It annoys me when people do it lol
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    Same reason some countries pronounce "zee" instead of "zed".
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    You right I cannot stop saying even not born in London
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    Free faarsand paand!!!
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    (Original post by Chronoscope)
    Same reason some countries pronounce "zee" instead of "zed".
    Um no
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