[FoRK] Is "fire" one syllable or two?

Damien Morton fork
Thu Jul 14 22:36:47 PDT 2005


Australian kids draw their No's out when annoyed - No_-ooh

> My 13-year old daughter turns the last word in sentences, especially 
> "No", into two syllables when she is indignant or otherwise emotionally 
> charged (quite frequent).  "Noo-wah!"
> 
> For me, "Fire" has one syllable unless you are over-enunciating and then 
> it has 1.5 or 2.
> 
> sdw
> 
> Cleopatra Von Ludwig wrote:
> 
>> Depends on whether or not you're south of the Manson-Nixon line.
>> I mean, the Mason-Dixon line.
>> South, one syllable. North, two syllables.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -cleo
>>
>> On 7/14/05, Joe Barrera <joe at barrera.org> wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> This came up on another list, where we are trying to
>>> come up with the most offensive 9/11 and/or
>>> London Bombing haikus ever.
>>>
>>> - Joe
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> You tell me we've been praying
>>> For a bright and clever hell --
>>> I think we've been forced to our knees
>>> But I can't tell
>>>
>>>
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