Do you refer to the bathroom as the baffroom?

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Do you refer to the bathroom as the baffroom?
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15 Feb 2017, 12:06 pm

Do you refer to the bathroom as the baffroom?



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15 Feb 2017, 12:15 pm

I have been pronouncing it "bathroom" for as long as I can remember. I may have pronounced it "baffroom" at one time, but then I moved up to first grade.

Why so many forums on how we pronounce things? Why is it such a big deal?



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16 Feb 2017, 12:37 pm

I can't pronounce "th" sounds, so yes :)


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16 Feb 2017, 1:38 pm

I have never heard "bathroom" pronounced that way.



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16 Feb 2017, 1:42 pm

Aussie pronounciation: barthroom.

So, no, I don't say baffroom.


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18 Feb 2017, 11:42 pm

Yes, we have a tendency in our local dialect to pronounce /ϴ/ as /f/, especially when speaking quickly.


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19 Feb 2017, 11:42 am

Not now, I think when I was a kid.



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23 Feb 2017, 12:32 am

I always hear the F sound when people say words with a TH. Are people supposed to pronounce it like bat-Ha-room. Otherwise I think TH is supposed to make an F sound.


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23 Feb 2017, 2:46 am

nick007 wrote:
I always hear the F sound when people say words with a TH. Are people supposed to pronounce it like bat-Ha-room. Otherwise I think TH is supposed to make an F sound.


WTF are you talking about?

Its a compound word. Bath+ room. So its supposed to be pronounced "bathroom" : ba+[th sound]+room. Not "bat-HA-room". What youre saying is bat-HA-shit crazy. :lol:



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07 Mar 2017, 12:28 pm

My dad, who is as Nova Scotian as they come, pronounces it "bat-room" because he pronounces the "th" sound to many words like the letter T.

Batman would think my dad was being a smart alec and not be impressed. :batman:

In Canada we also call it the restroom or washroom. I think washroom makes more sense if it's a public room and there are no bathtubs, but there are sinks.