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HappinessNow
February 7th, 2010, 11:20 PM
Ore-e-ghan
ORR-i-gən
Oree-gun
Or-eg-on
Or-egg-onn
Ore-eh-Gun

The Toxic Mite
February 7th, 2010, 11:22 PM
O-re-ghin :P

HappinessNow
February 7th, 2010, 11:26 PM
O-re-ghin :Preally, with an emphasis on the "O"?

arnab_das
February 7th, 2010, 11:26 PM
texas and now oregon.

so next is...erm Arkansas! :)

anyway check out this page:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Oregon

has the pronunciation in detail with audio.

overdrank
February 7th, 2010, 11:29 PM
#-o

Cuddles McKitten
February 7th, 2010, 11:30 PM
Just to be obnoxious, my urge to post a thread testing to see whether or not most people pronounce Nevada properly is rising.

HappinessNow
February 7th, 2010, 11:32 PM
anyway check out this page:
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Oregon

has the pronunciation in detail with audio.
yeah, but the Wikipedia page also has an audio on how to pronounce it and it is completely different then the pronunciation on thefreedictionary page:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon

which is right?

I tend to lean towards the Wikipedia version of proper pronunciation, what do others think?

Desert Sailor
February 8th, 2010, 12:10 AM
How about Oh-groan. As in Poor-land, Oh-groan.

standingwave
February 8th, 2010, 01:43 AM
*****-Again

Hwt
February 8th, 2010, 01:45 AM
I pronounce it like this:

/ˈtɛk.zɨz ɪz ˈbɛt.tər n ˈɔrɨgɨn/

ericmc783
February 8th, 2010, 01:48 AM
How about:

"Overrated thugs who lost to Ohio State in the Rose Bowl, despite talking a bunch of sh** about Ohio State and saying they were gonna hang 51 on the Buckeyes. Prima-donna thugs."



That's how I pronounce it.