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No wonder people have problems with English...

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Jul 2008 9:54 am

The horde heard the hoarded herd had been whored.

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Postby QRM » Thu, 24 Jul 2008 10:16 am

The horde heard the hoarded herd had been whored by a herd who heard the herd had been hoarded. :lol:

I need to get out a bit more

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Jul 2008 10:55 am

Touché! :wink:

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Postby ancientmoon » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 11:31 am

............ it is tough.......

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 12:49 pm

And then there are the straightforward rules of pronunciation in English.

Cough - KOFF
Tough - TUFF
Through - THROO
Bough - BOW
Thought - THOT
Dough - DOE
Slough - SLUFF

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Postby socornyweaver » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:18 pm

if MUSSELS are pronounced as MUSSELS,
& UNCLE is pronounced as UN-kel,

then why is MUSCLE not pronounced as MUS-kel? :P
ČŽŠ!!!

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Postby sierra2469alpha » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:23 pm

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Postby Saint » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:30 pm

I'm not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's son.
I'm only plucking pheasants 'til the pheasant plucker comes

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Postby Saint » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 4:34 pm

I am a mother pheasant plucker.
I pluck mother pheasants.
I am the most pleasant mother pheasant plucker
who ever plucked a mother pheasant.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 6:42 pm

socornyweaver wrote:if MUSSELS are pronounced as MUSSELS,
& UNCLE is pronounced as UN-kel,

then why is MUSCLE not pronounced as MUS-kel? :P


The same reason that METRE is not pronounced ME-tree and CENTRE is not pronounced CEN-tree. :P

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Postby sierra2469alpha » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 6:48 pm

I feel a challenge a-happenin' !

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Postby Saint » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 6:56 pm

Why is monosyllabic not a monosyllabic?

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Postby QRM » Wed, 30 Jul 2008 9:54 pm

The deserting soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert and got his just deserts.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 31 Jul 2008 12:58 pm

sierra2469alpha wrote:I feel a challenge a-happenin' !


And here goes the opening salvo........

QRM wrote:The deserting soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert and got his just deserts.



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