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Re: [Groop]Groo Jamboree, etc.
--- Gary Grossmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yeah, people pronouncing it "ur" instead or "air" is
> a little annoying.
> Surprisingly, when I looked it up in the dictionary,
> it had both
> pronunciations listed as correct! But no one
> pronounces "error" with the
> "ur" sound, ur-or. Everyone pronounces it "air-or".
> So why wouldn't they
> automatically pronounce err as "air"?
I dunno, I always read "DID I ERR?" as "DID I AIR?" I
think "ERR" prounounced to sound like "FUR" is more
like that noise you make when you're thinking hard,
such as "ERR...COULD YO RUN THAT BY ME AGAIN?"
In fact, it's a natural for GROO to pronounce it both
ways in one sentence, as in "ERR...DID I ERR?"
Larry Steller AKA The Sheik Of Entropy
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