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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, 09:22 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, 11:22 AM   #31
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The word is Tour...not tur...****ing hillbillies.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:27 AM   #32
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I say turn, but for some reason it doesn't bother me too much when someone says torn.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:28 AM   #33
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Only Yankees call it TORNament. They do it while they're waiting ON Line at da Bank.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:31 AM   #34
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:31 AM   #35
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:44 AM   #36
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How do you "torn" people pronounce tour?
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:45 AM   #37
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How do you "torn" people pronounce tour?
To me, tour rhymes with bore. Or apple core.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:48 AM   #38
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How do you "torn" people pronounce tour?
too-er
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:54 AM   #39
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And do you say "torny" for short?
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:03 PM   #40
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And do you say "torny" for short?
Yes, like corny.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:04 PM   #41
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To me, tour rhymes with bore. Or apple core.
WTF?
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:05 PM   #42
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WTF?
I'm sorry if that confuses you.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:08 PM   #43
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I'm sorry if that confuses you.
Poll results indicate that you're a backwards ass minority on the subject...
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:18 PM   #44
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Poll results indicate that you're a backwards ass minority on the subject...
Half the people here think definitely is spelled defanetely, so that doesn't really concern me.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:38 PM   #45
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How do you "torn" people pronounce tour?
Tower
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