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Xelebes
09-03-2014, 10:50 PM
What it says on the tin.


Miniature
Literature
Pitcher

All rhyme. How about you?

mirandashell
09-03-2014, 11:09 PM
Mi-ni-chure

Lit-tree-chure

Pi-cha

Nah.

Just up the road from where I live (also known as the Black Country):

Stewing
Brewing
Going.

Xelebes
09-04-2014, 12:01 AM
Stoo-win
Broo-win
Goe-win

Nope.


But

Now
Meow
Yow

Yes.

Anarchic Q
09-04-2014, 12:14 AM
Yes.

Roof
Hoof
Poof

mirandashell
09-04-2014, 12:20 AM
Uh huh.

Rooff
Huff
Puff

Xelebes
09-04-2014, 12:27 AM
Tuesday
Choose day
Trews day

Homophones. You?

Snitchcat
09-04-2014, 08:08 PM
Chews day.
Chews day.
Treuse day.

Hmm.. nope.



Mop.
Bop.
Pop.

Yes?

KTC
09-04-2014, 08:44 PM
I say things my way.

williemeikle
09-04-2014, 08:47 PM
I'm Scottish. Playing my version of this game wouldn't make much sense to the rest of you :-)

mirandashell
09-04-2014, 10:29 PM
I'm Brummie. I've barely even started.

Xelebes
09-04-2014, 10:33 PM
A Newfie has yet to post.

jennontheisland
09-04-2014, 11:48 PM
At a party, a Scottish friend of my step-dad's overheard some guy speaking; he figured out down to the county, what part of Scotland the guy was from, then went over to introduce himself as a fellow countryman. Turns out the guy was a Newfie.

Xelebes
09-05-2014, 07:52 AM
Townie has folks swearing they are farmers from around Wrexham but the b'ys from the outports throw even the thickest of British accents through a loop.

jjdebenedictis
09-06-2014, 03:42 AM
We need some flavour from the Americas here.

Near-homophones if you come from some parts of the USA:

Line
Lion
Lying

Near-homophones if you come from some parts of Canada:

About
Abbot
A boot

zialeah
09-06-2014, 10:41 AM
Ruin
Roo-in
Rune

(my SO and I fight about Roo-in vs. Rune all the time)

cornflake
09-06-2014, 12:38 PM
You're all weird.

According to the dialect map quiz thing (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=0) from the Times, much of the U.S. pronounces:

'merry,'
'marry,'
and 'Mary,'

the same. I don't know what's going on there.

jjdebenedictis
09-06-2014, 05:34 PM
You're all weird.

According to the dialect map quiz thing (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=0) from the Times, much of the U.S. pronounces:

'merry,'
'marry,'
and 'Mary,'

the same. I don't know what's going on there.Erm, I think Canada does too. I pronounce "merry" veeeery slightly differently to the other two, but it's barely detectable even to my own ear.

Vito
09-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Dude.
Dude?
Duuuuuuuuude!

(Southern California) :Thumbs:

MaryMumsy
09-06-2014, 10:10 PM
Doing the dialect quiz gives me an interesting result. My top 3 places are Little Rock AR, Columbus GA, and Tallahasee FL. I guess because of spending 5 years in GA when I was in grade school. I haven't lived in the south since 1963, and only have a southern accent when I want to.

MM

Sage
09-06-2014, 10:29 PM
What it says on the tin.


Miniature
Literature
Pitcher

All rhyme. How about you?Not even close




Just up the road from where I live (also known as the Black Country):

Stewing
Brewing
Going.
Nope



Now
Meow
Yow

Yes.
Rhyme, yes. And all things my cats say.

Yes.

Roof
Hoof
Poof
Roof
Huff
Poof



Tuesday
Choose day
Trews day

Homophones. You?
Nope




Mop.
Bop.
Pop.

Yes?
Rhyme, yes

We need some flavour from the Americas here.

Near-homophones if you come from some parts of the USA:

Line
Lion
Lying

Near-homophones if you come from some parts of Canada:

About
Abbot
A bootNeither of these


Ruin
Roo-in
Rune
Rune is just one syllable for me.


You're all weird.

According to the dialect map quiz thing (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=0) from the Times, much of the U.S. pronounces:

'merry,'
'marry,'
and 'Mary,'

the same. I don't know what's going on there.Yes, these are all the same


Dude.
Dude?
Duuuuuuuuude!

(Southern California) :Thumbs:

These are pronounced totally different.

Vito
09-06-2014, 11:05 PM
These are pronounced totally different.


Dude! This is the Office Party, not the Office Pronunciation Quiz! ;)

Sage
09-06-2014, 11:11 PM
That is so not the "Dude" I would've used :tongue

Imbroglio
09-06-2014, 11:14 PM
You're all weird.

According to the dialect map quiz thing (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=0) from the Times, much of the U.S. pronounces:

'merry,'
'marry,'
and 'Mary,'

the same. I don't know what's going on there.

The more married Marys, the merrier!

Six Alaric
09-09-2014, 02:29 AM
Merry and marry are quite close. Mary has a lot of emphasis on the a - Maa-ry, Ma-hry. Rhymes with 'airy' in my neck of the woods.

Xelebes
09-25-2014, 01:02 AM
I
Rough
Yes

Homophones. You?

E.F.B.
09-25-2014, 01:39 AM
I
Rough
Yes

Homophones. You?
...I can't even think of a way to pronounce those that would make them homophones.

"I" rhymes with "eye" and "sigh".
"Rough" rhymes with "snuff" and "tough".
"Yes" rhymes with "chess" and "mess".

Xelebes
09-25-2014, 01:43 AM
...I can't even think of a way to pronounce those that would make them homophones.

Approximation is Ruh'.

E.F.B.
09-25-2014, 01:48 AM
Approximation is Ruh'.
Oh. Okie dokie.:)

benbradley
09-25-2014, 03:46 AM
Just geaux with the flow.

Xelebes
09-25-2014, 07:10 PM
Do not gateaux this thread and abuse us with puns.

nealraisman
09-25-2014, 09:02 PM
I, rough, yes homphones? I don't think so or sew

jjdebenedictis
09-26-2014, 12:36 AM
In qu'est of a multi-lingual pun emergency, sound the allons-M.

benbradley
10-20-2014, 02:20 AM
Whatevs.

Nymtoc
10-20-2014, 03:27 AM
Furry
Hurry

In New York City, not even close.

You?

CassandraW
10-21-2014, 03:28 AM
You're all weird.

According to the dialect map quiz thing (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/12/20/sunday-review/dialect-quiz-map.html?_r=0) from the Times, much of the U.S. pronounces:

'merry,'
'marry,'
and 'Mary,'

the same. I don't know what's going on there.

I pronounce them the same.

That quiz pinned where I'm from exactly -- Western New York.