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


#110926 - 08/25/03 10:52 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?  
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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


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


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





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



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#110930 - 08/26/03 12:48 AM Re: stressful syllables  
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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


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


#110932 - 08/26/03 04:20 PM Re: How do you pronounce...?  
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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?


#110933 - 08/26/03 05:19 PM Stress this...  
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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.


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

You've made yourself crystal clear, moose.


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