You sure can tell the geeks from the uninformed masses. Geeks pronounce the word DATA, DAY-TAH. I believe there is a singular reason for this… Data said so. 116 more words
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mummy is always tired
My eldest needs some elocution lessons. Not that I am especially well spoken nor do we live in a mansion with staff and therefore require particularly enunciated speech. 559 more words
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When I was born, my Malaysian parents named me Mabel (may-berl). They also gave me a Chinese name, Li Teng (lee ting, 丽 婷 738 more words
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The idea for today’s post comes from a rhyme that English teachers usually tell pupils to explain why in some words, when there are two vowels together, often ( 491 more words
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A small roundish fruit found across the English speaking world. When eaten, the tongue swells meaning that words become difficult to pronounce properly.
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There are doubtless countless times in a person’s life when said person will realise their degree is useless.
For me, the latest question of self-worth posed itself at London zoo, when trying to pronounce the word “penguin”. 628 more words