-or pronounced with a long O

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Normally in English, when a word ends with -or, the O takes the [[schwa]] sound. Occasionally in the [[Homestar Runner]] cartoons, '''the O is pronounced with a long vowel'''.
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Normally in English, when a word ends with "-or", the O takes the [[schwa]] sound. Occasionally in the [[Homestar Runner]] cartoons, '''the O is pronounced with a long vowel'''.
==Appearances==
==Appearances==
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*Email [[band names]] — The first band name that [[Strong Bad]] invents is "[[Lazor]]", pronounced with a long O.
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*Email [[band names]] — The first band name that [[Strong Bad]] invents is "LAZOR", pronounced with a long O.
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*Email [[other days]] — Strong Bad pronounces "instructor" using a long O.
*Email [[other days]] — Strong Bad pronounces "instructor" using a long O.
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**[[Lappynapped!]] — [[Dolph Hauldhagen]] uses the same pronunciation to refer to himself in an Easter egg, making it the official pronunciation.  
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**[[Lappynapped!]] — [[Dolph Hauldhagen]] uses the same pronunciation to refer to himself in an Easter egg.
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*[[Original Book]] — In the DVD version, the narrator pronounces "competitor" this way.
*Email [[rock opera]] — [[Anonymous Contributor]] and his "parents" get their last name pronounced with a long O by [[Strong Bad]].
*Email [[rock opera]] — [[Anonymous Contributor]] and his "parents" get their last name pronounced with a long O by [[Strong Bad]].
**[[Fan Costumes 2016]] — A fan dresses up as Anonymous, and Strong Bad again pronounces "Contributor" with a long O.
**[[Fan Costumes 2016]] — A fan dresses up as Anonymous, and Strong Bad again pronounces "Contributor" with a long O.
*Email [[narrator]] — Strong Bad pronounces "Factor Z" with a long O.
*Email [[narrator]] — Strong Bad pronounces "Factor Z" with a long O.
*[[Drive Thru]] — Strong Bad and [[The Cheat]] use "The [[CompressOR]]" to launch a model rocket to Europa in hopes of bringing back [[Europa-pean lobster]]s.
*[[Drive Thru]] — Strong Bad and [[The Cheat]] use "The [[CompressOR]]" to launch a model rocket to Europa in hopes of bringing back [[Europa-pean lobster]]s.
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*Email [[more armies]] — The motto of [[The Municipality]] is "honor, valor, buttor", all pronounced with a long O.
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*Email [[more armies]] — The motto of [[The Municipality]] is "honor, valor, [[Butter|buttor]]", all pronounced with a long O.
*Email [[concert]] — Strong Bad tells the sender not to impersonate "[[Trogdor|The Burninator]]", pronouncing it with a long O.
*Email [[concert]] — Strong Bad tells the sender not to impersonate "[[Trogdor|The Burninator]]", pronouncing it with a long O.
*Email [[buried]] — Strong Bad and the announcer pronounce "metal detector" with a long O.
*Email [[buried]] — Strong Bad and the announcer pronounce "metal detector" with a long O.
==See Also==
==See Also==
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*[[-ant pronounced with a hard A]]
*[["Man" pronounced as "m'n"]]
*[["Man" pronounced as "m'n"]]
*[["Er" pronounced as "Oi"]]
*[["Er" pronounced as "Oi"]]
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[[Category:Irregular Pronunciations|or pronounced with a long O]]

Current revision as of 22:45, 15 July 2019

CompressOR

Normally in English, when a word ends with "-or", the O takes the schwa sound. Occasionally in the Homestar Runner cartoons, the O is pronounced with a long vowel.

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