mybumpismostlypudding · 11/10/2018 22:16
@whiskeysourpuss I've never heard that, I love it! I love hearing different peoples accents, it really tickles me! I know how you feel about your sister haha my DH's alight Norfolk accent turns into a thick Norfolk broad when he's home and he's almost unintelligible even though none of his family sound like that I think he can't hear it haha
AnElderlyLadyOfMediumHeight · 11/10/2018 22:19
I say 'libree' and 'Wensday' (perhaps with a tiny trace of a 'd' between the 'e' and 'n'). And 'Febu(e)ree'.
I never knew that about Scottish Js - on the subject of Scottish words, I am a huge fan of 'outwith' and am trying to introduce it into my (non-Scots) English. I also rather like 'I stay' for 'I live'.
'Haitch' is a regional thing. I do think it's unfortunate that ignorance of other patterns of pronunciation gets so tied up with snobbery in the UK (or, dare I say it, in England - and I'm an English RP speaker).
MrsSarahSiddons · 11/10/2018 22:20
I think Jai to rhyme with eye is the more old fashioned way to say it in Scotland. A lot of my older Scottish relatives (west coast) said it that way. But my generation and my kids all say Jay (east coast though).
My pet hate is the house auction programmes on TV that refer to commUNal areas. It's COMMunal.
I also hate "draw" when people mean "drawer". But I've had my arse handed to me on a plate on MN before for suggesting that people in England should try to pronounce the r at the end. "Drawr". It's not hard.
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