'a' 'e' 'i' 'o' 'u' and NEVER 'y'

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  1. Kipobe

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    When I was a kid, we never had none of this 'y' crap as a possible vowel. The other five were sufficient. Now, in this day and age of ipods and hetero 'man-on-man' porn these kids now see the need to give Big Bird the proverbial finger and slide in the most useless letter in the alphabet, and try to give it some credit by making it a vowel... and not even a legit one at that. What the hell is this "sometimes" crap? When is 'y' "sometimes" a vowel.

    If you're familiar with me, then you know that it is not like me to quivel over such a minor matter. I generally stick to the weightier issues such as Governmental policy, and reuniting the Jackson 5 (sans Tito, that self-righteous y-loving son of a ***** :down) so the very fact that I address this to the worldwide stage that is the internet shows that I mean movement and action!

    I implore you all to take this gross misuse of the alphabet and reject it with a resounding "no" to those who support y's canonical vowelism. And when a kid comes up to you with their innocent face and rosey red cheeks, and recites to you the vowels ending in the infamous "and sometimes 'y'" speech, you *****-slap them back to their mother's womb and tell them to stay there until they know what's good. Y is not a vowel. Stupid jackcool :down
     
  2. Man-Thing

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    Every pronoucable word should have a vowel, so the word 'by' shouldn't be considered a word unless the 'y' is a vowel. I guess you didn't pay attention that day.

    Anyways, if you say A-E-I-O-U really fast in a robotic sounding voice, it kinda sounds like a transformer transforming- but not really.
     
  3. Kipobe

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    By that definition, Czechoslovakia would have to make 'z' a vowel. :down You lose, Man of Thing. :down
     
  4. Man-Thing

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    No, the Z is silent and has many other vowels.

    I always win.
     
  5. Maxwell Smart

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    I suppose he also missed the lesson on double negatives. Eek.

    Or maybe thats just the ex-English major in me coming out.
     
  6. Kipobe

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    No, that's the bastard in you coming out. :down
     
  7. Man-Thing

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    No person should never ever use double negatives in a sentence.
     
  8. JanG

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    lock/delete.
     
  9. Dew k. Mosi

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    In Welsh "W" is a vowel sometimes
     
  10. Kipobe

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    Yeah, but it evens out because Germans turn the W into a V. "Villem Dafoe".
     
  11. Dew k. Mosi

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    apparently the russians do the opposite.
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    "I em looking for da nuclear wessels"
     
  12. Outsiderzedge

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    A vowel is a speech sound created by the relatively free passage of breath through the larynx and oral cavity, usually forming the most prominent and central sound of a syllable. In this respect, "y" is a vowel in certain words. The reason why it is only sometimes a vowel is because in some words, it is a consonant, such as in the words, "yam," yoyo," and "flamboyant."

    I hope this has helped you to understand and to accept the letter "y"'s place in the english alphabet as sometimes a vowel and as sometimes a consonant.
     
  13. Kipobe

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    Whoa, whoa, whoa, easy there cowboy.... didn't ask for your life story. :down
     
  14. Holly Goodhead

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    Wht f vwls ddnt xst???
     
  15. Dew k. Mosi

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    :(

    why you wanna bring reality into this
     
  16. Kipobe

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    then we'd still be able to know what you're saying, apparently:confused: Or you could be a NY cab driver.
     
  17. JanG

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    a i ooa i ei?
     
  18. Holly Goodhead

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    vowolas?
     
  19. JanG

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    consonants. :o
     
  20. Holly Goodhead

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    i dont get it, but ok.
     
  21. JanG

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    it's "what if consonants didn't exist?" with no consonants. :o

    ^ and I suppose we got our answer. :(
     
  22. Holly Goodhead

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    whats a consonant
     
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    1. A speech sound produced by a partial or complete obstruction of the air stream by any of various constrictions of the speech organs, such as (p), (f), (r), (w), and (h).
    2. A letter or character representing such a speech sound.

    ...
     
  24. Kipobe

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    blonde moment
     
  25. Holly Goodhead

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    ill try to remember that in the future when i need to know what a consonant is. :up:
     

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