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    Default 'As* and Ars*' Pronunciation

    Hi Everybody,

    As I understand, American English would use 'Ass', like Asshole, Asslicker....British English would use 'Arse', Arsehole, Arselicker, please correct me if I'm wrong. Here I'd like to know the pronunciation of Ass and Arse, in dictionary Ass pronounced ęs, Arse pronouncedɑːs.....My question is that any people would pronounce Ass as ɑːs or pronounce Arse as ęs......I am just curious to understand more...Thanks.

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    First tell us how it's pronounced in your Outer Space language.

    We might then consider whether it's worth taking your question seriously.

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    No, they wouldn't. Please do not print rude words in full in the titles of posts. Please use A** in the title.

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    Default Re: 'Ass and Arse' Pronunciation

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    First tell us how it's pronounced in your Outer Space language.

    We might then consider whether it's worth taking your question seriously.

    Rover
    Williamyh, I agree wholeheartedly with Rover_KE! You have posted 331 messages since you have joined the forums! Don't you think it is time to come back to Earth and update your profile? It's hard to take anyone seriously when they claim 'outer space' as their current location!

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    I also agree Rover_KE. Phonetics has a lot to offer compare to this.

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