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    peter123 is offline Senior Member
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    Default coronor

    Hi there,

    Americans say the 'corner' and 'coronor' almost the same. Is it true?

    thanks
    pete

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    Default Re: coronor

    Well, they shouldn't!

    Well, maybe they do, like: "cor-e-ner"


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    Default Re: coronor

    I can see how much alike they must sound. There is a brief little "uh" sound between the "cor" and the "ner." And when we are speaking quickly, sometimes those little bits of sound just about disappear!

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    Default Re: coronor

    You're right, they sound almost the same. "Coroner" is a little bit longer, but other than that, I could see how someone could find it confusing

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    Default Re: coronor

    Here's my two cents worth on this one...

    Corner has 2 syllables.
    Coroner, and note the correct spelling, has 3 syllables.
    Either can have various regional pronunciations.

    Pura Vida,
    Mark

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