I left a link for anyone interested in following it, and anyone not interested can't be educated anyway. It would be like sending back a letter with corrections to correct in-thread, unless clarification is needed. But it is also good to nudge people in the right direction.But you have a point, the original "offender" might not see the post.
Don't you mean "when you've eaten it it'scone"?when you've eaten it it's a scone
Of course I did. Think my fingers were working independently of my brain!Don't you mean "when you've eaten it it'scone"?
Previously in this thread was the Cholmondely-Marjoribanks pronunciation fiasco. https://hummy.tv/forum/threads/assume-v-presume.1453/post-125629I can follow most British place names, but how
Featherstonhaugh = Fanshaw
has always eluded my understanding.
There are many people who have problems pronouncing "th". Most of them use "f" or "v" as a substitute - which annoys me! Especially when said by BBC and ITV announcers. But "t", and moving the "r" about. He's not even saying all the right letters never mind in the right order. What a wazzerk!Diana's idiot brother insists Althorp is "Altrop"
I believe he has succumbed to 'the inevitable' some time ago after people kept 'mispronouncing' it after Dianas death.Diana's idiot brother insists Althorp is "Altrop",
I tried that once with an American whilst in the pub. Never got an answer.Still, the Americans are as bad, try asking them why they don't rhyme Arkansas with Kansas,
Buggered if I know.and insist on pronouncing 'solder' as sodder' ...