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British Compressions Lead to 'Bedlam'

Knowledge / The Word Guy /

We often think of the Brits as being "veddy, veddy" precise in their pronunciation. But, truth be told, they gleefully lop entire syllables from words, pronouncing "immediately" as "meejutly" and "necessary" as "nessree."

I was first gobsmacked by "Britclip" during a visit to London when I asked a native chap for directions to the "Marylebone...Read more

 

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