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    (Original post by burninginme)
    I call her "ay *****".
    :lolz:

    Mum.
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    I said 'ma'
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    Maw

    (I say mum really)
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    (Original post by Bluelight)
    This irritates me to no end. I dont mind people saying mum, mummy, mother, mam etc, because people are actually brought up to say these not just suddenly adopt an american term for a family member. I live in the west midlands for uni (notts) and nobody says mom so thats utter tosh.
    You live in the West Midlands for Uni-which is Nottingham?? Thats East Midlands dude.
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    (Original post by LastLordofTime)
    I use the word Mum (more often Mother now) but Mom seems like a more logical way of shortening it.

    Mother -> Mommy -> Mom
    Mother -> Mummy -> Mum ... Wait, where'd that U come from?!

    It's hardly one of the bad Americanisations.
    phonetically its muther, not m-o-ther
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    yes! the whole mom, color, personalize thing is irritating :sadnod:
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    The Madre.
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    mum or mummy...never knew anyone from britain actually used mom i thought i was just america!! yeah i think in the republic of ireland they say mam depending where they are from and how strong their accent is!! in Northern Ireland everyone says mum!
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    i call my mummy the following: amma, amma ji, amma jaan, mummy, mother, mom, maa, and ammuu
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    i call her "big heather"
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    "MOM" and "MAMMA" is like the old days..dese days its MUMMMMMMMM
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    (Original post by i_<3_you)
    i call my mummy the following: amma, amma ji, amma jaan, mummy, mother, mom, maa, and ammuu
    LOL
    Yhhh i do sometimesss !
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    I use mam for my mother
    my daughter calls me mama

    we don't use mom, but we don't use mum either
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    It does annoy me when I see it written as "mom" by British people. Americanisms are creeping in everywhere.
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    It's definitely mum for me...or mummy when I'm feeling ill / asking a for something :o:
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    It's 'Mam' in South Wales. Definitely not Mum.
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    (Original post by βored)
    It's 'Mam' in South Wales. Definitely not Mum.
    I have always said 'mum'. However I have been saying 'mother' a lot now. In Cardiff only one of my friends said 'mam', so I'm not sure how common that is now.
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    I OnLI USE WARD OKAASAN FOR MOTHER. "MOM" DILUTES THE PERFECTION OF THE JAPANESE LANAGUAGE!!!!
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    (Original post by Welsh_insomniac)
    I have always said 'mum'. However I have been saying 'mother' a lot now. In Cardiff only one of my friends said 'mam', so I'm not sure how common that is now.
    Maybe not all of South Wales then. :p:

    But in the valleys pretty much everyone says mam. :yep:
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    (Original post by SiaSiaSia)
    Hey, I use the word mother
    Ditto.
 
 
 
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