Three pairs of pronunciation

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 28 18:23:59 UTC 2010

I would say "barb wire", but spell it "barbed wire".
born and bred in Brooklyn

On 6/28/2010 2:19 PM, Dan Goodman wrote:
> Though I do leave out the "r"s in cartridge and partridge.    And do
> sometimes say "bob wire."

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