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And now for something completely ‘differnt’

Oh, it’s time for a good Yorkism!

Today’s isn’t exactly a separate word. It’s just a, well, different pronunciation of the word “different.” And this is one I’ve been heard to use myself.

Instead of saying it as written, diff-er-ent, I tend to say diff-ern-t. Interestingly, a search for differnt on Google, the misspelled version, turned up 3,090,000 results. So it sounds like other people are pronouncing it that way too, and spelling it like they think it sounds!

So what do you think? Do you say different “differnt”ly?

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