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    Cool American accents: pronunciation of yours, /yʊərz/ vs. /yɪərs/

    I have heard them both being used, but I wondered that in which parts of America they use them?
    The first one /yʊərz/ must be more common, but does the /yɪərs/ have anything to do with the Southern accent?

    Please correct me and share yer wisdom, folks!

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    Re: American accents: pronunciation of yours, /yʊərz/ vs. /yɪərs/

    In my experience, /yərz/ (rhyming with "hers") is very common in the west (California etc.) and north (Minnesota etc.), where I spent most of my formative years.

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