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    I pronounce "won" the same as one.
    How else do you say it?

    ...or have I missed a joke ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by A's Mummy View Post
    My MIL says cup-accino instead of cappuccino, drives me nuts.
    I worked in a coffee shop and you wouldn't believe how many people come in and ask for a cup-of-cino lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    I don't even live in that state anymore (Vic), but it may have been. Is everyone ignorant to the correct pronounciation where you live?
    Yep, we found it odd when we moved here too!

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    Both are probably correct? I pronounce won like worn but not quite? If that makes sense?? Haha I just like to stir DH about it

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    Bet instead of beat. So 'he bet him in the race'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post


    And one for all you Aussies... pahsta instead of pasta (to rhyme with rasta). Faster pasta doesn't work for me, as the two words don't rhyme! Not unless you said 'faster' with a northern English accent!

    Err - but pasta is pronounced pahsta in Italy.....all A's are pronounced AHH in Italy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiveInTheBed View Post


    I pronounce "won" the same as one.
    How else do you say it?

    ...or have I missed a joke ?

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    I was thinking this too. DP says the W is prolly pronounced as if you are blowing if that makes sense!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maybee baybee View Post
    I'm guilty of this! I'm in Melbourne.

    My father in law would say nachos as nacos instead of nar-chos. Drove my DH nuts and didn't help he worked at a Mexican restaurant!
    There seems to be a big divide with nachos between narch-ohhs and narch-oss. Which one is actually right? I say narch-oss

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeddie View Post
    Both are probably correct? I pronounce won like worn but not quite? If that makes sense?? Haha I just like to stir DH about it
    Haha are u a uk northerner? Do u say book as in spook?

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    Zeddie... So like "on" - with the w infront?



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