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Old 03-16-2007, 10:31 PM   #21
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Sem-EE is the pronunciation used when referring to a bisection of a diameter, ex. semicircle.

Sem-EYE is the pronunciation used when referring to the big truck that hauls things, ex. semitruck, semitrailer.

This is according to Mirriam-Webster'* dictionary.
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Sem-EE is the pronunciation used when referring to a bisection of a diameter, ex. semicircle.

Sem-EYE is the pronunciation used when referring to the big truck that hauls things, ex. semitruck, semitrailer.

This is according to Mirriam-Webster'* dictionary.
but what about the:

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Toronto = pronounced Trawna
If I ever hear someone pronounce that second "T" in Toronto, instantly think that they're a foreigner.

tor-onno
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Toronto = pronounced Trawna
If I ever hear someone pronounce that second "T" in Toronto, instantly think that they're a foreigner.

tor-onno
I always say Toronno.
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Y'all gunna wander down for a beer after you put the chillens to sleep?

Wheres Pdad when I need him
Lets go down to the Crick near Philomath shoot us some critters and drink some Sodi Pop
If you're pickin on the southerners again, we don't say chillens, they're young-uns. And we actually pronounce the "a" in soda, and don't put the pop on it, that'* for up north. Therefore:

Y'all gonna wander down for a beer after you put the youngun'* to bed? We're gonna go down to the crick and shoot some critters (critters is totally optional down here) and drink some sodas (or coke-colas, but both are universal for any soda ever made).
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Toronto = pronounced Trawna
If I ever hear someone pronounce that second "T" in Toronto, instantly think that they're a foreigner.

tor-onno
I always say Toronno.
2nd tee is a silent "T" ...like the Colbert Report

Whenever I talk aboat () Toronto its always ****. Toronno
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