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    I can't say cinnamon or permenant. I always say 'cin-monnnonon' it's been better since my braces have been on though

    My brother has Down syndrome and I'm always correcting his speach to try and help him but he says serviettes as assassinate lol it's kind of cute speach barrier between Italian to English too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gothel View Post
    "chest of draws" grrr!
    It's a chest of drawERs. It kinda makes me laugh though because so many Australians say "chest of draws" yet talk about the "lawrrr of the land"

    Axe instead of ask, or excape instead of escape, or brought instead of bought (especially if it's said by sometime in retail lol)
    I say draws. What's wrong with draws? Do you mean people actually put an 'ers' on the end? Like draw-ers?

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    Yes the word is drawers not draws

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    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    Yes the word is drawers not draws
    I've never ever heard anyone say drawers!! Maybe we're all just lazy talkers around here!

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    Oh another one!
    'birfday' not 'birthday'
    Not sure why people substitute 'f' for 'th' all the time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnockKnockPenny View Post
    Oh another one!
    'birfday' not 'birthday'
    Not sure why people substitute 'f' for 'th' all the time?
    My old boss is a south Londoner and says firty- free- and a fird. He couldn't hear himself say it and couldn't hear the difference.

    I love the Irish way. Tirty- tree and a turd!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eko View Post
    Oh and I can't do the whole "Hannah and me" thing. In any circumstance. Ever.
    It's Hannah and I. Whether or not there's another option that's grammatically correct it just sounds wrong! Perfectly willing to accept the fact that I'm just being pedantic on that one though haha!
    You're not being pedantic, you've just got it wrong!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lambjam View Post
    You're not being pedantic, you've just got it wrong!
    Lambjam, is it correct to say "Hannah and me" or "me and Hannah" or does this not matter?

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    Castle with a short 'a' like cat!
    I know it's just a difference between states, but it's caaastle people!!

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    Sooo....was the one/won thing a joke because i'm still confused?

    How would you phonetically say "I won one dollar"?


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