Reply to post: Re: I solved this when I was eight

It's National Cream Tea Day and this time we end the age-old debate once and for all: How do you eat yours?

Terry 6 Silver badge

Re: I solved this when I was eight

"sk-own" or like "sk-un"

Neither of these

No one has ever used those pronunciations. -own is a rhyme with "clown" or "down" except in the standalone word "own". English is like that.

It's pronounced "skon" or "Skohn" ( sk /əʊn/)

But "sk/un". Not even in Yorkshire, where that pronunciation form is common ( e.g. the number "wun" ).

It's equally valid to say "sk/ohn" or sk/on" and you are fully entitled to use which ever you prefer.*

*But the second one is right..

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