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reesetee commented on the word fingernails
Can't speak for anyone else, but I was objecting to the whole nail-biting, hobbit-sticking idea rather than the word itself. ;-)
December 14, 2007
sarra commented on the word fingernails
Not sure what's so objectionable about the pronunciation. Do you use the same kind of sound for both ns? For me it's /'fiŋ-gə-naɪls/. ŋ is "ng", the tongue closed at the back of the palate. A journey forward!
bilby commented on the word fingernails
I haven't been keeping abreast of meteorologically-relevant arboreal hobbit digitry. I'm stuffed.
sionnach commented on the word fingernails
plus there's that subliminal reminder of hobbits stuck in the forest during inclement weather: fangornhails
Please don't bite your fingernails dear. We've told you so many times.
limberbellona commented on the word fingernails
worst word ever. "finger" is bad enough without the "n" directly after it. your tongue has to do a weirdness in your mouth to pronounce this. "fin. fingern. ails." ew.