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    Hello
    Is there any English accent pronounces nose as noys, in rhythm with toys?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Hello
    Is there any English accent pronounces 'nose' as 'noys', in rhythm to rhyme with with 'toys'?
    I don't know of any.
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    Not that I know of (assuming you mean 'rhyme' rather than 'rhythm'), though at some stage in the development of English all sorts of spellings for this diphthong were tried. (My sister, when she wanted to write 'poisonous' but was too young to know the spelling, spelled it 'posenes' - not terribly relevant, I know )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Hello
    Is there any English accent pronounces nose as noys, in rhythm with toys?
    Thank you
    Did you hear it anywhere?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Not that I know of (assuming you mean 'rhyme' rather than 'rhythm'), though at some stage in the development of English all sorts of spellings for this diphthong were tried. (My sister, when she wanted to write 'poisonous' but was too young to know the spelling, spelled it 'posenes' - not terribly relevant, I know )

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Did you hear it anywhere?
    I pronounce it this way. I wanted to figure out from where I adapted this pronunciation?
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    Default Re: Nose

    Maybe at some point you just got "nose" and "noise" mixed up because they look so similar. Just a thought.

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