Useful Notes American English Discussion

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lakingsif
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12:05:26 PM Dec 5th 2012
edited by lakingsif
"The letter Z, which is pronounced "zee" in the US instead of "zed" (you don't have that thudding missed rhyme in the song anymore)." This isn't the first time I've heard this; and I just want to know what missed rhyme there is in the song. Only, I've never noticed one; for clarification, I'm assuming the 'Alphabet Song' is the same in American and in English, being "Ay, Bee, See, Dee, Ee, Eff, Jee,

'Aytch/Haytch (regional), hy, Jay, Kay, Ell, Emm, Enn, Oh, Pee,

Queue, Arr, Ess, Tee, Yoo, Vee, Double-Yoo, Ex, Why and Zed.

Now I know my Ay-Bee-See's, will you sing along with me?"
MrDeath
12:45:07 PM Dec 5th 2012
edited by MrDeath
It's the third line. With "Zed", it messes up the rhyme with "Vee"
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