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Shoulda Woulda Coulda...How do YOU enunciate these words out loud?

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posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 05:05 AM
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a reply to: edaced4

Should of, could of, would of.





posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 05:17 AM
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originally posted by: Tarzan the apeman.
a reply to: edaced4

Should of, could of, would of.



But that leaves so many less wrds I cn use on twitter.

r u mad?



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 07:33 AM
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a reply to: edaced4

Is this anything like the Led Zeppelin song D’yer Maker being an alliteration on the country Jamaica?



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 08:11 AM
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originally posted by: peter vlar
a reply to: edaced4

Is this anything like the Led Zeppelin song D’yer Maker being an alliteration on the country Jamaica?



Lol more a malapropism, and not so much an alliteration.

Albeit, alliterations also accept adequate and acceptable antiphonies.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 10:14 AM
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Much of those differences are regional dialects. "Warsh" for "wash" is very much a southern thing in the same vein as saying "Ah" for "I". Kind of like in Boston, 'car' is 'caaah.'

I'm bad for saying "Ya'll" instead of "You all." Born and raised in the Southwest, heh.

One thing that always makes me smile is "donchaknow" from those in the North Dakota, Minnesota areas.

Up in Canada, it's seriously annoying to hear the word Honda pronounced Handa. I mean... really? Battery is also shortened to "battry" by a lot of people.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 10:39 AM
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a reply to: edaced4

I have a New York accent.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 10:44 AM
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a reply to: randomtangentsrme

I've had people tell me my speech is too refined too.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 10:50 AM
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a reply to: edaced4

Well many Americans have no idea how to pronounce names, I can understand to a certain extent but seriously how does Graham (pronounced 'gray hem') become 'Gram?' and how does Craig (pronounced 'cray with a soft G at the end) become 'Creg?' who knows.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:02 AM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
Who can guess what this means:

DONOADS


doughnuts?



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:09 AM
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a reply to: JustaBill

Don-oads: McDonald's.




posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:18 AM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: JustaBill

Don-oads: McDonald's.



LMAO!! I never would have gotten that one




posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:38 AM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: NarcolepticBuddha

How about "raach neer"?




it's properly pronounced "rite cheer"



J



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:43 AM
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originally posted by: SummerRain
Sodder on good phoneticians. Sodder on.



Soldier on?


J



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 11:45 AM
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a reply to: LadyJae

"this ern, this ern ratch neer?"



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 04:55 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: LadyJae

"this ern, this ern ratch neer?"


nuh uh, not that un richonder

this un, this un rite cheer



J
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posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 05:14 PM
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a reply to: LadyJae



This unve, this un natch-ere



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 07:06 PM
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originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: LadyJae

This unve, this un natch-ere



I have NO words
I shuda quit while I couda.

You have won the dialect competition. This un...this un richeer LOL


Jas
edit on 6/5/2018 by LadyJae because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 07:51 PM
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originally posted by: LadyJae

You have won the dialect competition.




Thank you. Thank you everyone. I've prepared a few words to mark this occasion:
Three years ago, I promised to lead you to a new dialect.
We've endured a difficult journey.
We've all lost, we've all suffered, and the truth is, I questioned whether this day would ever come.
But today, our journey is at an end.
We have arrived!



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 08:37 PM
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originally posted by: Subrosabelow
Much of those differences are regional dialects. "Warsh" for "wash" is very much a southern thing in the same vein as saying "Ah" for "I". Kind of like in Boston, 'car' is 'caaah.'

I'm bad for saying "Ya'll" instead of "You all." Born and raised in the Southwest, heh.

One thing that always makes me smile is "donchaknow" from those in the North Dakota, Minnesota areas.

Up in Canada, it's seriously annoying to hear the word Honda pronounced Handa. I mean... really? Battery is also shortened to "battry" by a lot of people.

Ha, I'm guilty with saying "y'all", too. I grew up in FL but live in MI now, I still get looks when it slips out. I have to remind myself it's "folks" up here, with very little annunciation on the "L" in there. Like "foe-ks".

My accent is fading with effort, it sounds so out of place to revert to FL pronunciations now. Sometimes FL stuff slips out, but I blame being in a state of lingo & accent flux, lol, it takes time.
My older kid is losing the southern accent pretty well, she hasn't gotten funny looks for her accent in quite a while. My younger kid is a lost cause, though, she's Full Florida still. But she picked up on the general Midwestern "Dontchaknow" real quick, it's almost like it's her favorite word now.

The best way to sum up the Michigan accent is that is sounds very similar (to me) to the Ontario accent with a little Wisconsin & Minnesota thrown in.
They also truncate or otherwise shorten a lot of words. Also, consonants at the end of words are optional, it seems. I'm beginning to succumb to some of it myself, like "meer" (mirror) "gover'met" (government) "Secretaria State" (Secretary of State) or "Gran Rapids" (Grand Rapids, the D isn't really pronounced clearly or at all) I've heard a bunch of "Kal'm'zoo" too (Kalamazoo)

There's also a definite mild/moderate nasal Ah pronunciation to O's. I suppose it's easier to call it an affinity for short 'O' pronunciations, like "McDahnolds" (McDonalds) It reminds me of the Boston accent a bit.
And even though the store is Meijer, everyone stops to grab something at "Meijer's". Making something a possessive word is a thing here, lol.

It's getting harder to pick stuff out when I hear it, I'm getting used to the annunciation & pronunciations up here.



posted on Jun, 5 2018 @ 08:42 PM
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a reply to: Nyiah

If 'you all' = y'all, wouldnt 'we all' = w'all?







 
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