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Old 10-11-2003, 11:59 PM   #1
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It's official#How do YOU pronounce it?

Is it a regional thing?
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Old 10-12-2003, 12:04 AM   #2
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i say inSURance. i've never hear anyond around here call it INsurance.
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Old 10-12-2003, 12:29 AM   #4
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I dont get the question lol. We accentuate both parts like in-shore-rents, but not with the 3 syllable emphasis...if that makes sense lol...
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Old 10-12-2003, 01:49 AM   #5
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INsurance sounds weird....
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Old 10-12-2003, 10:26 AM   #6
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I'm more like
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Old 10-12-2003, 11:49 AM   #7
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Old 10-12-2003, 02:07 PM   #8
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Old 10-12-2003, 03:23 PM   #9
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Old 10-12-2003, 03:34 PM   #10
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in-sure-ince we say

I have never heard it said like INsurance or inSURance
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Old 10-12-2003, 03:42 PM   #11
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come now, my dear lara mullen! it is impossible not to emphasize a syllabal!
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Old 10-12-2003, 03:56 PM   #12
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come now, my dear lara mullen! it is impossible not to emphasize a syllabal!
We dont emphasise the IN or the SURE I even asked my mum....
we say it like Angie described it She made sense to me
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Old 10-12-2003, 04:01 PM   #13
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we say it like Angie described it She made sense to me




I Angie though
she is the female as far as I'm concerned
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Old 10-12-2003, 04:04 PM   #14
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I Angie though
she is the female as far as I'm concerned
I love me and you Salome and Angie too. Im lovely.
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Old 10-12-2003, 08:39 PM   #15
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I don't think I've ever heard anyone say INsurance.
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Old 10-12-2003, 11:16 PM   #18
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Boomchaa lives in the south!

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Old 10-13-2003, 02:23 AM   #19
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Quote:
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I love me and you Salome and Angie too. Im lovely.
I YOU Lara!
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Old 10-13-2003, 01:04 PM   #20
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Boomchaa lives in the south!

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Perhaps it is a regional thing. The person I was talking to on the phone that got me thinking about this lived in Texas and Virginia for a while. Or I should say "fer a spell."
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