I think it's human nature to want to impose a narrative on things. Like I never found Princess Diana very interesting when she was alive, but once...
These are all brilliant - thank you so much!
It's a really good book.
Neither - NIGH-thuh (UK) vs. NEE-thuh (US)
Actually, I've noticed that we (UK) say both. As far as I can tell, it doesn't seem to be...
Je ne c'est pas!
I think it's telling that Americans tend to hit the last syllable and Brits go for the first. It makes them sound more forward...
We say perfume, you say perfume.
Yeah it does. It's weird, but I kind of like it.
Yeah, like Knots Landing or The Godfather, the stress seems to land in the middle of the title.
My mam's from Tipperary and she says filim as well (which means I do too).
Well the Irish, both sides, hit their R sounds (darlin, car, farm) in the same way that Americans do, but the English don't* so there's already a...
I think everyone says Knots Landing. I'm less clear on Falcon Crest and Falcon Crest. And then there's Falcon and Folcon ...
Ahh, so again maybe that's about the stress. America emphasises the first syllable (DY-nasty) and we emphasise the last (Dynas-TY).
We go to hospital. Americans go to the hospital.
We go home for Christmas. Americans go home for the holidays.
(I'm just going by what I've seen...
Because Daniel Weisman (who played Daniel Avery -- but only on TV, not on the forum) is or was in the music business too, I find myself going...
That's a new one on me, too!
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