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Wed Jun 12, 2013, 04:48 PM

Pronunciation question..........

is it:

applicable: a plick abull

or:

app li cabull

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Reply Pronunciation question.......... (Original post)
mrmpa Jun 2013 OP
Wait Wut Jun 2013 #1
Aristus Jun 2013 #2
Wait Wut Jun 2013 #3
Aristus Jun 2013 #4
discntnt_irny_srcsm Jun 2013 #5
Duer 157099 Jun 2013 #6
catnhatnh Jun 2013 #7
tavernier Jun 2013 #8
benld74 Jun 2013 #9
UTUSN Jun 2013 #10
mrmpa Jun 2013 #11
UTUSN Jun 2013 #12
RILib Jun 2013 #13
Xyzse Jun 2013 #14
shawn703 Jun 2013 #15

Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 04:49 PM

1. I'll take pronunciation #2 for $100.

'Cuz that's how I say it.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 04:56 PM

2. Toe-may-toe - toe-mah-toe

I think both are correct. It may be a regional thing.

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Response to Aristus (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 05:02 PM

3. Wrong.

It is 'ta-may-ta'

Geez. Now I gotta teach English, too? Swearin' to bejeebus, I need a raise.





GO HAWKS!!!! (I'm obsessing...and nervous)

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #3)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 05:03 PM

4. Of course...

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 07:43 PM

6. Depends how your boss pronounces it

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 08:08 PM

7. Easy test:

Have Alex Trebek pronounce it and then go the other way. If he corrects someones pronunciation of the word you may be doubly sure he is wrong...

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 08:13 PM

8. suitable. n/t

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 08:15 PM

9. Caramel

Car-mel or Car-a-mel?

I always tease the wife when she says the former.

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 09:36 PM

10. #2 for me n/t

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Response to UTUSN (Reply #10)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 10:27 PM

11. I use the second............

on the news today (local) the reporter used the #1 pronunciation twice and it drove me crazy.

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Response to mrmpa (Reply #11)

Thu Jun 13, 2013, 08:45 AM

12. Media seems to exist to drive us crazy, especially local yocals!1 n/t

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Thu Jun 13, 2013, 09:23 AM

13. a plick abull

 

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Thu Jun 13, 2013, 09:39 AM

14. A-pli-cabull

Yep... I have a slight pause in "A" and "pli" then go "cabull".

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Response to mrmpa (Original post)

Thu Jun 13, 2013, 09:51 AM

15. I take option number 1

Option number 2 is bordering on tongue twister to me.

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