- “garage”, which Britons are more likely to pronounce as “garridge”, over “garaarge”, which is universal in the US.
Interesting. In other words, I should blame my Yankee mates? Ha. p.s. It will always be adVERTisement. Always.
I grew up saying 'ad-VER-tiz-ment
Which is strange, given that you sound quite English. American teacher(s)?
My pronounciation is all farked up. Doesn’t really follow any rules - or maybe I just change it as I go. I tend to do that.
Ha, ha. Same.
Neither Canberra ones are correct. The clue is how damn cold the place is. It’s Can-brrr-a.
You’re all classless idiots.
It’s pronounced “showdown”.
Boat Shed. Car Shed. Wood Shed. Tool Shed. The Shed.
If ever said though, it’s Ga raj.
I reckon the yank way just sounds pretentious.
Our Coogee over here is pronounced Coo-gee, not that silly Coog-ee that is favoured over there.
The old man just said he’s brought a bottle of ‘pin annoyer.’
Just had to share.
He could put that faux pax behind him by pouring you a glass.
A bit off topic, but saw a poster on another footy forum bemoaning all the “pre-madonnas” in his team.
I’ve seen that on this forum. It’s a beauty!
People from Newcastle, England, pronounce it either way. It doesn’t matter to them, so it shouldn’t matter to us.
Which brings me to another point; is it EEther, or EYEther…??
I’ve only heard them say CASS-el up in Geordie country.
And the other you can pronounce either way.
Eeeeey-ther as in 'wheeee!
Not as in ‘Ester’