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    To Neil, Jessica and David

    Do you pronounce "to" as /tuː/? Or /tʊ/? Or /tə/?
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    To Neil, Jessica and David
    Who make my world magical

    -Source: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

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    Re: To Neil, Jessica and David

    /tə/

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    #3

    Re: To Neil, Jessica and David

    Quote Originally Posted by GoodTaste View Post
    Do you pronounce "to" as /tuː/? Or /tʊ/? Or /tə/?
    If you are reading out this written dedication, you might use any of those three pronunciations.
    Typoman - writer of rongs

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    #4

    Re: To Neil, Jessica and David

    In this stressed situation, I would not use the schwa pronunciation.
    I am not a teacher.

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