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Re: stressful syllables #110925
08/25/03 10:20 PM
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Too bad we can't have an opinion from J. Fred Muggs.


Re: How do you pronounce...? #110926
08/25/03 10:52 PM
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CHIM-PAN-ZEE ~ kinda sounds like it should be japanese; equal stress on all syllables.

pe-O-ny ~ but only because i've never really known how to pronounce it; i've made a mental note to switch to the first syllable.

RO-BOT ~ definitely a spondee


Re: How do you pronounce...? #110927
08/25/03 11:09 PM
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Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
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Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
First syllable stressed: all three


Re: stressful syllables #110928
08/25/03 11:30 PM
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I vote with Consuelo
CHIM-pan-ZEE(subtle difference from yours, mav)
PEE-o-nee
RO-bot





Re: stressful syllables #110929
08/26/03 12:23 AM
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I'm with the CHIM-ZEE crowd, and 1st syl stress for the others...



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Re: stressful syllables #110930
08/26/03 12:48 AM
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peony is Pee(schwa)nee
you don't hear the o--or at best it is half way between o and a schwa


Re: How do you pronounce...? #110931
08/26/03 01:24 PM
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chim PAN zee
otherwise I am with wordwind


Re: How do you pronounce...? #110932
08/26/03 04:20 PM
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I go with Faldage:

2, 1 and 1 respectively.

Edit: why do you ask?

2nd edit: and why these three words particularly?


Stress this... #110933
08/26/03 05:19 PM
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I'm with J.Fred Muggs, otherwise I'm with WOW except for the wordwind part and then I'm with AnnaS.


Re: Stress this... #110934
08/26/03 05:33 PM
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I'm with J.Fred Muggs

You've made yourself crystal clear, moose.


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