How do you say it?

May 9, 2008 at 7:10 pm Leave a comment

Copy and paste this onto your blog and highlight the way you pronounce these words. My choices are in orange (pronounced: “ornj” ) Let me know if you did so via a comment, so I can read.

POINSETTIA: poin-set-ee-uh or poin-set-uh
EITHER: ee-ther or aye-ther
PAPRIKA: pap-ri-kuh or puh-pree-kuh
ROUTE: root or rout
GALA: gey-luh or gal-uh
CONSORTIUM: consor-shee-um or consor-tee-um
VASE: vayse or vahz
MISCHIEVOUS: mis-che-vus or mis-chee-vee-ous
KILOMETER: kil-uh-meter or ki-lom-i-ter
PATRONIZE: pay-tronize or pah-tronize
COMFORTABLE: comf-terble or com-fer-ta-ble
ASSOCIATE: ass-o-see-ate or ass-o-shee-ate
ORANGE: awr-nj or ornj
CARAMEL: care-a-mel or car-mel or kahr-uh-mel or kahr-mul–I think? “car-mull” is what I say.
BONUS SPELLING QUESTION: CATSUP OR KETCHUP?

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