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  • Zoro

    3 10.34%
  • Impedence

    0 0%
  • Zed

    17 58.62%
  • Ze

    10 34.48%
  • Zelda

    0 0%
  • Others

    1 3.45%
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    Well no, I don't sing that at all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Camino
    Even people who say ZED use ZEE in their A-B-Cs.
    Nope - do not.

    Quote Originally Posted by El Camino
    Do Brits sing ...S-T-U and V, W-X-Y and Zed?
    Don't know about Brits, but we sing Zed. We're not big on rhyming over here. (But seriously, we do sing Zed.)

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    I agree with Hawk - we always say Zed when saying our ABCs and we even sing it in the song (even though it doesn't rhyme!).

    The only people who say Zee in the UK are people who spend way to much time watching US TV programmes - the same type who try to call the police in the UK by calling 911!
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    haha, are there really people that stupid?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormrider
    It is 'Zed' in British English. Anything else is incorrect. Also, it is 'Zebra', not 'Zeebra'.

    Same goes for people who pronounce H with the H sound at the front - 'haytch' - this is wrong. It is just 'aytch'.
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    Nope, the correct english prononciation of H is 'aytch' - no h sound at the front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormrider
    Nope, the correct english prononciation of H is 'aytch' - no h sound at the front.
    Well as long as we're on this topic... I REALLY REALLY hate when people say "erb" instead of "herb"... argh!!

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    yeh, isn't that an american thing? It annoys me too, I only noticed it recently.

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    I use Zed.

    Even when reciting the alphabet, which I do frequently.
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    Do Brits sing ...S-T-U and V, W-X-Y and Zed?
    Yes, we are never taught the little "now I know my ABCs, da da do it with me" or whatever rhyme. Well at least I wasn't.


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