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

Lorin Rivers lrivers
Mon Jul 18 18:28:18 PDT 2005


My name is sometimes "daddy-UH"

On 7/14/05, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> 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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