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Old 12-11-2013, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Anon La Ply View Post
One of the joys of playing Little Wing is hearing our vocalist sing "zebras" rather than "zeebras" (yikes).
OK, I'm not only an American, I am an Idahoan, lol, so help me out here, Grea. What is the difference in pronunciation between the two? Is the first pronounced with an initial "s" sound and the second with a "z" sound?

I love these discussions of language. My son is studying to be a linguist, and we have discussions about word origins and language usage all the time when he's home. Fascinating stuff!
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