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# Depends how you pronounce orange
Being from the Midlands I veer towards 'o-rinj' (which would rhyme with minge) whereas my Canadian missus pronounces it as one syllable: 'ornj'

She also pronounces squirrel as one syllable: 'squirl'
(, Thu 2 Sep 2010, 12:20, archived)
# Reminds me of Eddie Izzard
(doing a gig in America) "there are lots of subtle differences between British and American English. You say "sidewalk" we say "pavement", you say "erbal" we say "herbal". Because there's a fucking H in it.
(, Thu 2 Sep 2010, 12:23, archived)
# Pfft
(, Thu 2 Sep 2010, 12:36, archived)
# I cannot work out how to indicate phonetically how I pronounce orange
It's somewhere between you and your missus, 2 syllables but with some sort of indeterminable vowel where you have an 'i'
(, Thu 2 Sep 2010, 12:31, archived)
# It's a half rhyme in this case cos it only rhymes with the second syllable.
To obey the rules of teh limerick it'd have to rhyme with both.
(, Thu 2 Sep 2010, 12:36, archived)