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    How do you pronounce the state of Oregon in the US? Do you pronounce it "Oregon" (or Ore-eh-gun, or even Ore-eh-gone/gan/ghen) or "Organ" (as in, organ of the body).

    The latter is professed to be the correct pronunciation by a decidedly insane person who is objectively wrong.
    Last edited by Raistlin; 07-25-2013 at 05:26 PM.

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    or

    it's 3 syllables.

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    ^gun is correct. Gone is how Wesley said it on the phone, which is just silly.

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    I use the 3 syllable version "Or-eh-gun"


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    I say ore-eh-gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shorty View Post
    ^gun is correct. Gone is how Wesley said it on the phone, which is just silly.
    i agree with this. the word is three syllables, and the last rhymes with gun

    also the above was intended as a pun: "or a gun"

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    According to this insane "Organ" person, every person this unfortunate member has ever met says "Organ."

    I now have reason to believe this person lives in a mental asylum.

    EDIT: For the record, I say "Or-eh-gun," though Sarah claims I said "gone" the first time I mentioned it (I didn't). Regardless, I maintain that "Or-eh-gone" is more correct than "Or-gan."

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    oh-ruh-guhn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raistlin View Post
    According to this insane "Organ" person, every person this unfortunate member has ever met says "Organ."

    I now have reason to believe this person lives in a mental asylum.

    EDIT: For the record, I say "Or-eh-gun," though Sarah claims I said "gone" the first time I mentioned it (I didn't). Regardless, I maintain that "Or-eh-gone" is more correct than "Or-gan."
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    How is there even a debate? It looks pretty straight forward to me. I pronounce it how it is meant to be pronounced, as I know a girl from Oregon and have heard her say it before.
    Last edited by Jiro; 07-25-2013 at 07:25 AM.

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    Or-uh-gen.

    Like, come on people.



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    Organ! It's Or-gan trail. we leave their entrails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raistlin View Post
    The latter is professed to be the correct pronunciation by a decidedly insane person who is objectively wrong.
    So lonny bob then?

    Anyway, it's or-eh-gun. Everyone knows that.
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