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#13309 - 12/20/00 04:13 AM Re: rare phoneme
shanks Offline
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Registered: 03/16/00
Posts: 1004
Loc: London, UK
On Tuesday tuitions, our Terence tore his hair
"Oh tubular Tuesday blues!" said he, a-tottering tetchily
"Why choose Tuesday?", he masticated portlily
"A thorough Thursday, now, beats Tuesday's tumescence
But Tuesday's juices, they just don't jive."

(Taken from The loneliness of training for the sexual Olympics. Reprinted by kind permission of the author,
Shiva Lingam)


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#13310 - 12/20/00 08:09 AM Re: rare phoneme
jmh Offline
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Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
>but pronounce tuna with [tu:]

'fraid tuna is chewna where I come from. I chew chewna sandwiches on chewsdays. All the same.


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#13311 - 12/20/00 08:24 AM Re: rare phoneme
tsuwm Offline
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Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10521
Loc: this too shall pass
"Tubular Tuesday" at Campland... only 5 min. from Sea World!

or, how about 'toothsome Tuesday'?


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#13312 - 12/20/00 08:36 AM Re: rare phoneme
emanuela Offline
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Registered: 03/16/00
Posts: 315
Loc: Italy - Perugia is a town with...
If you spend your Tuesday on a tubular train...
where will you go on Wednesday... and so on?
Emanuela




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#13313 - 12/20/00 08:44 AM If it's Tuesday
shanks Offline
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Registered: 03/16/00
Posts: 1004
Loc: London, UK
If you spend your Tuesday on a tubular train...
where will you go on Wednesday... and so on?


Wednesday on a wierd wen
Thursday on a thorough thrashing
Friday on a freezing fridge
...


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#13314 - 12/20/00 08:56 AM Re: If it's Tuesday
tsuwm Offline
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>wierd wen

weird?
wired??
wife's???
wie geht's?!
what? (sorry, just one of those weird whims)



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#13315 - 02/02/02 10:33 AM Re: rare phoneme
wwh Offline
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Dear Shanks: I was fascinated to discover title you mentioned: "Training for the Sexual Olympics". I have never been able to figure out an acceptable way of judging such Olympics. I queried Capitol Kiwi about it and he got upset.


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#13316 - 02/02/02 10:59 AM Re: rare phoneme
Faldage Offline
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could not find a word that alliterates nicely with Tuesday ...has the same initial sound combination of consonant and vowel.

Alliteration does not require matching vowel sounds. Not sure whether nice alliteration does.

If you pronounced Tuesday correctly (i.e., carefully) you could alliterate it with, e.g., tamarind.


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#13317 - 02/02/02 12:52 PM .
Max Quordlepleen Offline
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#13318 - 02/02/02 01:08 PM Re: rare phoneme
Capital Kiwi Offline
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Registered: 11/13/00
Posts: 3146
Loc: Northamptonshire, England
No, no, over the Hill, surely ...

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