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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252248

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Rosie 2 UK wrote: I always had a problems with the pronunciation of the word. brewery.
I wanted to say brewry. :woohoo: :woohoo:


Don't worry Rosie, anything is allowed after a visit to the brewry, as long as you are standing up when you say "this brewry ish the besht brewry i've ever been to."


:laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: (;;) (;;)
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252256

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My friend had a childhood illness when she was about 2 years old which resulted in a temporary loss of hearing.
Although the illness caused no physical speech impediment, she also stopped speaking at the same time - probably because she couldn’t hear or learn new words at that crucial language learning stage of development.
She didn’t speak again until she was 5 years old but she had great difficulty in pronouncing words.
It took her many years of speech therapy to overcome this and, even now, she often mispronounces quite a lot of words. She knows how they should sound but her brain just cannot instruct her mouth to make the right shape, however hard she tries.

What drives me crazy is when someone has the ill manners to correct her mispronounced words or laugh at her mispronunciation... how very rude!
Step by step, one goes a long way.
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252355

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sometimes I say the word "often" as it looks, but the "t" is silent therefore it's correctly pronounced as -off-en-

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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252362

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Laura Norder instead of Law and Order
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252383

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Tongue twister for me this word: Worcestershire

My children tease me about the way I pronounce "salad"

(because of my accent, I tend to pronounce some English words a little differently)
"money buys everything,
but ............common sense."
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252428

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Elspeth wrote: Laura Norder instead of Law and Order


Laura Norder? I think I went to school with her...
“There are in fact two things, science and opinion. The former begets knowledge; the latter ignorance.” - Hippocrates
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252432

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One of my pet peeves is when people say “axe” instead of “ask” (e.g., “I’ll have to axe my brother”.
“There are in fact two things, science and opinion. The former begets knowledge; the latter ignorance.” - Hippocrates
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252455

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A guy around here says "you'ens". Why can't he say "ya'll" like everyone else? ;)
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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252489

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Robin wrote: A guy around here says "you'ens". Why can't he say "ya'll" like everyone else? ;)


Or the New York version, "youse guys"

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Mispronunciation.. 1 year 1 month ago #3252496

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Wales is not pronounced Whales?
What is it then, please.
I never go there so I guess no big deal, really.
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