Miss Pronouncy Nation


i hate it when people mispronunciounciate things.

a particularly common one is "Shwalbee" tyres. come on, it's got to be "Shvalba" surely?

in halfords recently a bloke came up to me and pointed at my bike and said "that's a Giant Deefee isn't it?" and then proceeded to follow me around discussing how good Deefees are.


i also hate it when people don't use capitals at the start of sentences.

Mad Doug Biker

Bikeoholics Anonymous
Craggy Island
Yep, hate it too

Turbo Rider

Just can't reMember
When Radio 4 had a programme about pronounciation I was the smug git that emailed the show to point out it should be pronunciation.
Nup, you've spelt that wrong Drago :whistle:

I don't know...I think it brings an air of trickery to the world...quite like it...I once had to endure a five minute argument by two eminent jism-rags in our office who were at it over how to pronounce scone. Me being me, I waded in with scunay as an alternative...how they laughed...


Flouncing Nobber
Rhetorical? I'll have you know I'm not from Wales.


Legendary Member
People who pronounce Ikea as "Eye-kea"

People who pronounce Ibiza as "Eye-beetha"

That's as ignorant as talking about the "Ay-rabs" in "Eye-raq".
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