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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    If he knows one or two of the example words I have provided, then there is no problem.

    There is no real need to QUOTE long posts if you are not going to use them.
    Well, what if he doesnt? Yeah, you bet. I shouldn't have quoted that long post. But then again, I just wanted to make a REPLY.(I realised my boo-boo.Thank you!) Why do i feel you're so hostile toward me? (Am i PARANOID or what?). CANT we just all get along?( I'm sorry if I get you WRONG) Regards
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    Quote Originally Posted by DontBanMe View Post
    Well, what if he doesnt? Yeah, you bet. I shouldn't have quoted that long post. But then again, I just wanted to make a REPLY.(I realised my boo-boo.Thank you!) Why do i feel you're so hostile toward me? (Am i PARANOID or what?). CANT we just all get along?( I'm sorry if I get you WRONG) Regards
    U've got it wrong, he's always frank but he's nice...I'd felt exactly like you ages ago...I'M HIS FAN

    I hope you won't call me MEDDLER ;)

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    Getting along is always better than not getting on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Getting along is always better than not getting on.
    ... as the Pope said to the Ayatollah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by faryan View Post
    U've got it wrong, he's always frank but he's nice...I'd felt exactly like you ages ago...I'M HIS FAN

    I hope you won't call me MEDDLER ;)
    Well, so I'm not the only one who'd thought so.
    By the way, Thank you for telling me that. because of that, I got to know him better.
    Tell you what, I don't REALLY think you're being like a meddler or what. You're just trying to mediate and clear thing up between him and me.

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    Default Re: phonetics

    This seems quite straightforward for tose trying to learn the basics: Phonetic Chart of IPA symbols

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    This seems quite straightforward for tose trying to learn the basics: Phonetic Chart of IPA symbols
    The pronunciation sounds AKWARD though.
    By the way, Thank you for your CONTRIBUTION.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DontBanMe View Post
    The pronunciation sounds AWKWARD though.
    In what way do you think it sounds awkward? It sounds fine to me, given that individual words are being pronounced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DontBanMe View Post
    The pronunciation sounds AKWARD though.
    By the way, Thank you for your CONTRIBUTION.
    I'm not sure about the awkwardness of the post, but I'm sure that it would be better to let the thread starter decide about it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    In what way do you think it sounds awkward? It sounds fine to me, given that individual words are being pronounced.
    Sorry, probably I dont get used to British pronunciation. Hehe
    Like, the word *large*, It sounds UNEASY to me( As you know, for American English, all the /r/ sound should be pronounced.)
    Another word, like Volume. Instead of pronouncing the /v/ sound, why does the speaker make the /f/ sound. To me, it sounds like /Foljem/. Volume | Define Volume at Dictionary.com It sounds totally different from this.
    Well, I just listened each sounds on the phonetics chart again. I think it does sound WELL.
    By the way, I'm sorry if I'm being FUSSY- -

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