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Thread: Word Pronunciation Pet Peeves

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    Wicked Yankee Girl dorispulaski's Avatar
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    My very proper cousin always called it pissketti. But then she had trouble with b/p, too. I wonder if there was a NJite in her family?

    I couldn't stand to hear her say itl

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    Ruff for roof

    dowel for doll

    Clowset for closet

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    Sell instead of sale

    pacific instead of specific

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    My mother-in-law used to say, "I give three dollars for that" instead of "I paid three dollars for that"..............she's gone now, so I miss her mid-western way of speech...........42

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    It is very common to hear "laid" ( past tense of "lie" ) rather than "lay".

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