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    PC British pronunciation

    Hello
    I heard a british pronouncing PC as piisay or peesay I don't know how to write phonetics but C in PC was pronounced say instead of peesee.
    Is this correct?

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    Re: PC British pronunciation

    Quote Originally Posted by Over the top View Post
    Hello
    I heard a british person pronouncing PC as piisay or peesay I don't know how to write phonetics but C in PC was pronounced say instead of peesee.
    Is this correct?

    Thanks a lot
    Definitely not! In UK English, "P" is always "pee" and "C" is always "see", so PC is always "pee-see".

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    Re: PC British pronunciation

    Sounds like a Londoner from the East End doing a bad job feigning RP.

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    Re: PC British pronunciation

    With some accents like the Midlands, it could be somewhere between the two sounds, though it would be the same for both.

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