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#1141 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 08:00 PM

Pairks is the incorrect pronunciation they are using in the spots. It's hard to listen to.

#1142 Benezet

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 08:31 PM

Pairks is the incorrect pronunciation they are using in the spots. It's hard to listen to.


Incorrect by whose authority?

#1143 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 08:54 PM

I suppose the way I've heard it said for 38 years until today could be wrong.

Edited by VicHockeyFan, 17 August 2017 - 08:54 PM.

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#1144 Benezet

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 09:10 PM

I suppose the way I've heard it said for 38 years until today could be wrong.

It's not wrong, but neither are the other ways of pronouncing it. :-)

Then there's Boise, Idaho. People from there typically say "Boy-see", and that took me a while to get used to.

Edited by Benezet, 17 August 2017 - 09:11 PM.


#1145 Rob Randall

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 09:51 PM

Pairks is the incorrect pronunciation they are using in the spots. It's hard to listen to.


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#1146 Bingo

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 09:53 PM

Pairks is the incorrect pronunciation they are using in the spots. It's hard to listen to.

 

Perks is the way it sounds.


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#1147 Benezet

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Posted 17 August 2017 - 11:06 PM

If it's your name...

 

https://getyarn.io/y...0d-64b75d376ec2


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#1148 Mike K.

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:10 AM

It's not wrong, but neither are the other ways of pronouncing it. :-)

Then there's Boise, Idaho. People from there typically say "Boy-see", and that took me a while to get used to.

 

I like calling it Bwa-zey! The folks in Idaho don't appreciate that.


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#1149 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:15 AM

 

Well that's got some kind crazy accent mucking it up.



#1150 Benezet

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 09:24 AM

Need a break from this. I've gone for a scone.
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#1151 Bingo

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 12:10 PM

Need a break from this. I've gone for a scone.

 

Okay.   There are two possible pronunciations of the word scone: the first rhymes with gone and the second rhymes with tone.


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#1152 aastra

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 12:32 PM

 

Need a break from this. I've gone for a scone.

 

You need to visualize your happy place. Somewhere in the Caribbean or maybe the Himalayas.



#1153 Rob Randall

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 01:29 PM

^I recommend Baton Rouge.



#1154 aastra

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 03:35 PM

New Orleans, Louisville, Notre Dame, Worcester...



#1155 Bingo

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 03:44 PM

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#1156 Benezet

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Posted 18 August 2017 - 05:50 PM

https://en.m.wikisou.../wiki/The_Chaos

 



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