-ant pronounced with a hard A

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[[Image:Sbemail138.PNG|thumb|"A space myoot-ant from Satriani 5!"]]
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In English, most words ending with "-ant" have the "a" take a [[schwa]] sound. However, in [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] cartoons, '''the "a" is sometimes pronounced'''.
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In English, most words ending with "-ant" have the "a" take a [[schwa]] sound. However, in [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] cartoons, '''the "a" is sometimes emphasized'''.
==Appearances==
==Appearances==
*[[Bug in Mouth Disease]] ([[Bug in Mouth Disease#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]]) {{--}} [[Matt Chapman]], trying to remember a misspelled word on one of [[Bubs]]'s [[business cards]], says "consult-ant".
*[[Bug in Mouth Disease]] ([[Bug in Mouth Disease#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]]) {{--}} [[Matt Chapman]], trying to remember a misspelled word on one of [[Bubs]]'s [[business cards]], says "consult-ant".
*Email [[space program]] {{--}} [[Strong Bad]], as [[The Strong Badian Administration of Some Aluminum Foil|Space Captainface]], refers to [[Homestar Runner]] (who is trying to put on a sweater) as a "space myoot-ant".
*Email [[space program]] {{--}} [[Strong Bad]], as [[The Strong Badian Administration of Some Aluminum Foil|Space Captainface]], refers to [[Homestar Runner]] (who is trying to put on a sweater) as a "space myoot-ant".
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**[[Fan Costumes 2018]] {{--}} In response to a fan re-creating the aforementioned scene, Strong Bad points out the "space myoot-ant".
*Email [[licensed]] ([[licensed#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]]) {{--}} Strong Bad says that Bubs is probably a "consult-ant" of [[Senor Cardgage's Puddin' Patch]].
*Email [[licensed]] ([[licensed#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]]) {{--}} Strong Bad says that Bubs is probably a "consult-ant" of [[Senor Cardgage's Puddin' Patch]].
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] {{--}} If Strong Bad asks the [[Videlectrix Guys]] to list their catalogue of [[Videlectrix]] games, they will mention [[Peasant's Quest|"Peas-ant"'s Quest]].
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]] {{--}} If Strong Bad asks the [[Videlectrix Guys]] to list their catalog of [[Videlectrix]] games, they will mention [[Peasant's Quest|"Peas-ant"'s Quest]].
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*[[Fan Costumes 2018]] {{--}} In response to a fan re-creating the aforementioned scene from [[space program]], Strong Bad points out the "space myoot-ant".
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==Variations==
==Variations==

Revision as of 03:03, 17 November 2018

"A space myoot-ant from Satriani 5!"

In English, most words ending with "-ant" have the "a" take a schwa sound. However, in Homestar Runner cartoons, the "a" is sometimes emphasized.

Appearances

Variations

See Also

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