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Started by phantlers on Feb 6, 2018 1:21:25 PM
Notes on pronunciation

You say tomatoes, we say tomatoes.

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phantlers - 06 Feb 2018 13:22:10 (#1 of 240)

Onion. Nobody says onion, it's an unyun.

thisonehasalittlehat - 06 Feb 2018 13:24:57 (#2 of 240)

It's pronounced proNUNciation not proNOUNciation.

browserbutton - 06 Feb 2018 13:29:02 (#3 of 240)

Is your pronunciation received? If so, where did you receive it?

Rendered - 06 Feb 2018 13:31:30 (#4 of 240)

I think you'll find it's hon'ion.

Dayraven - 06 Feb 2018 13:33:23 (#5 of 240)

It's pronounced proNUNciation not proNOUNciation.

Yes, that's how I pronunce it.

GyratingTrampoline - 06 Feb 2018 13:35:36 (#6 of 240)

I say sandwiches like sand witches. But most people seem to say sandwidge.

whitbreadtrophy - 06 Feb 2018 13:37:28 (#7 of 240)

It's unyern without the 'r'.

FleurDuMal - 06 Feb 2018 13:40:16 (#8 of 240)

Samwidge is the correct pronunciation.

Rendered - 06 Feb 2018 13:40:48 (#9 of 240)

Samblidge, ffs.

SheikYerbouti - 06 Feb 2018 13:41:10 (#10 of 240)

You say potayto, nobody says potahto.

FleurDuMal - 06 Feb 2018 13:41:20 (#11 of 240)

My M-I-L comes from the North East, and insists that the correct pronunciation is NewCAStle, and not NEWcastle, as I say it.

I believe she is wrong.

widenation - 06 Feb 2018 13:47:55 (#12 of 240)

It's pronounced correctly on the BBC football results.

Dayraven - 06 Feb 2018 13:50:44 (#13 of 240)

Compromise on NewcasTLE.

hailesaladdie - 06 Feb 2018 13:55:19 (#14 of 240)

It's New-CASS-ul, not NUKE-arsehole.

gordonthemoron - 06 Feb 2018 13:59:55 (#15 of 240)

It's pronounced Nycassel, no hidden Rs

SinnerBoy - 06 Feb 2018 14:51:10 (#16 of 240)

FleurDuMal -

My M-I-L comes from the North East, and insists that the correct pronunciation is NewCAStle, and not NEWcastle, as I say it.

I believe she is wrong.

Oh Fleur! Console yourself with the fact that billions of people believe all sorts of wrongness, so you're in good company.

TinyMcOtter - 06 Feb 2018 14:58:54 (#17 of 240)

It seems to have become trendy for southerners to say NewCAStle in recent years. We used to say NEWcarsall. (I still do).

TommyDGNR8 - 06 Feb 2018 15:05:54 (#18 of 240)

Telling people from Stoke that they say Newcastle-under-Lyme wrong is a fun game for a couple of minutes.

thisonehasalittlehat - 06 Feb 2018 15:07:14 (#19 of 240)

Wish they would put it under lime.

GyratingTrampoline - 06 Feb 2018 15:13:56 (#20 of 240)

the potteries one is locally known as 'castle.

the apostrophe is silent

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