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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, 08:46 AM   #16
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:47 AM   #17
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:49 AM   #18
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:53 AM   #19
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Old 03-18-2013, 08:57 AM   #20
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Not sure which way to vote.

I say it like.

phonetically:

Ter-na-ment.

What I hate is when announcers say it as...

Tour-na-ment.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:02 AM   #21
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:04 AM   #22
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:05 AM   #23
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:06 AM   #24
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I say TURN.

Nothing wrong with saying TORN, because the word Tour is at the beginning.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:10 AM   #25
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:10 AM   #26
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:11 AM   #27
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:13 AM   #28
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:18 AM   #29
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:28 AM   #30
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