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I pronounce it as "TORN-a-ment" 10 6.45%
I pronounce it as "TURN-a-ment" 145 93.55%
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:22 AM  
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How do you pronounce "Tournament"?

It's that time of year. Listening to the radio this morning, and the host was pronouncing it one way while the guest talking head was pronouncing it completely opposite.

How do you say it?

TORN-a-ment?

TURN-a-ment?
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:24 AM   #2
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:24 AM   #3
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I'm not from the east coast, so TURN-a-ment.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:25 AM   #4
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The only people who say "Tore-nament" are Daniel LaRusso and his mom from Karate Kid.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:27 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fish View Post
It's that time of year. Listening to the radio this morning, and the host was pronouncing it one way while the guest talking head was pronouncing it completely opposite.

How do you say it?

TORN-a-ment?

TURN-a-ment?
TORN - Back East dialect

TURN - Midwest/South dialect
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:30 AM   #6
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TORN - Back East dialect

TURN - Midwest/South dialect
I have friends from both regions that pronounce it the opposite of what you indicate. That's why I ask...
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:31 AM   #7
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:32 AM   #8
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:33 AM   #9
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:33 AM   #10
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:34 AM   #11
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:34 AM   #12
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Well most call it NCAA Tore-nament.

Kentucky fans call it NIT Tore-nament.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:36 AM   #13
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oh, and as my friend in NY always says: Toy-Nament. The R is silent.
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:38 AM   #14
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:42 AM   #15
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