Word Usage And Pronunciations That Drive You Nuts...

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    here's a few that make me crazy...

    the way a lotta white folks up in redneck country pronounce "school" to rhyme with "mule"...

    the way a lotta black folks say "ax" instead of "ask"...
     
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    another thing that drives me crazy...

    when otherwise-intelligent-seeming people sound out the the "t" in the word "often"...
     
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    How do you think "school" should be pronounced?
     
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    school is cool
     
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    And MULE rhythms with COOL does it not?
     
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    :lol:
     
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    No help there Bayou. Of course I , live in the deep south..............:D
     
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    not the way I say it
     
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    My pet peeve regardless of race. Why do people like to say the letter "O" for the number Zero when calling out something like a phone number?
     
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    We have different accents in America just like England does.
    America has Bostonian, New Yorkers, Southerners, Westerners.
    England has Cockney, London, Essex.
    It would be very boring if we all talked the same.
     

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