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General Chat Thread, Scone or Scone? in General; Following on from the Mealtime naming thread, I pose the following question. How do you pronounce Scone? Is it S-Cone ...
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    Scone or Scone?

    Following on from the Mealtime naming thread, I pose the following question.

    How do you pronounce Scone?

    Is it S-Cone or S-Gon?

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    S-Gon

    One with a SC in front of it...simple

    like glass is 'ass' with a gl in front ;-)

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    S-Cone of course!

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    Hmmm...i can never decide. I think it depends on company but i think i'd probably say S-Cone...

    People laugh at me sometimes cus i say P-ARST when telling the time lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    S-Cone of course!
    Hmm.. I have a long standing arguement with Mrs Gatt over this

    She says S-cone, I say S-Gon..

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    Both... I moved around the country a lot when I was young and now use both variants!

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    The laws of the English Language, such as they are, require that if two vowels are separated by a consonant, then the first one is sounded as in its name and not its sound.
    Which makes S-CONE, not S-CON
    Coincidently, that is how we say it in the home counties where I am from.

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    I say it S-Cone.

    I live in near Leeds and have done most of my life but parents are from Middlesbrough(though he lived in East Yorkshire for a while) and East Yorkshire. They both say it the same as me.

    My girlfriend has lived in Leeds area all of her life and says S-Gon.

    Now we are talking about scones, does anyone have one that I can eat?

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    It quite simply has to be s-gon, purely for this reason....

    What's the fastest cake in the world?? S-gon! S-cone just doesn't work :-)

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    Yes, it's all very well talking about sconze, but what about bath - is it baf or barth?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Yes, it's all very well talking about sconze, but what about bath - is it baf or barth?
    its a baf

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    It's obviously S-CONE, because it rhymes with phone, stone, clone and drone.

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    s-gon here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    It's obviously S-CONE, because it rhymes with phone, stone, clone and drone.
    and gone and shone?

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    its s Cone before you eat it and s Gone when you have eaten it

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