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    "Yours"



    "But Paul, I still like the playlist on my iPod better than yours."

    "Four years ago, I know that many Americans felt a fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. That president was not the choice of our party but Americans always come together after elections. We are a good and generous people who are united by so much more than what divides us."

    More: Transcript: Mitt Romney's Acceptance Speech : NPR

    Can yours rhyme with years in casual speech? To watch that video, please go here. It is at the second minuet time (02:47)

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    Re: "Yours"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Can yours rhyme with years in casual speech?
    No

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    Re: "Yours"

    No. I have a Welsh friend who pronounces "years" as "yers" (as if it rhymed with "errs") but in general, years rhymes with ears, tears (the ones when you cry), fears etc. Yours rhymes with pours, pores, bores etc.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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