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Old 08-26-2007, 08:30 PM   #1
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how do you pronounce "skein?"
Debate between roommate and me...

Skein - is it pronounced:

skeen

skane

skine

scone... mmmmm scones... (j/k)
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:31 PM   #2
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:32 PM   #3
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:36 PM   #4
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Old 08-26-2007, 08:38 PM   #5
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THANK U!! looll

I always thought it was 'Skeen'..so thanks for asking before i went off asking ppl about 'skeens'!!
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Old 08-26-2007, 10:02 PM   #6
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I say skane as well. Show your friend this;
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=skein
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Old 08-26-2007, 10:16 PM   #7
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I've always pronounced in 'skeen' because that's how my mom pronounced it. I found out later that I've been saying it wrong all my life. lol
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Old 08-26-2007, 10:33 PM   #8
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I say 'skane' but scones do sound good right now...
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I say Big thingy of yarn, but what do I know?
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