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1,933 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 6 years ago by glennh70

Does the word `glass` in your accent rhyme with `farce` or `gas`?
I`m assuming that `farce` rhymes with `glass` in Received Pronunication.


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6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 12:46:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
I'd say it rhymes more with gas.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 1:03:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
Farce. RP all the way, heh.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 1:58:10 PM EST (GMT-5)
Rhymes with 'farce', 'arse' and 'overpass'
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:00:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
It rhymes with gas.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:05:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 13:58:10.14 Killraven wrote:
Rhymes with 'farce', 'arse' and 'overpass'


that's interesting, does 'overpass' ever get said like that in England? I can't imagine it.

I've read that different regions of Australia have quite different patterns of what rhymes with 'gas' and what rhymes with 'arse'. It's not as similar to any one region of England as people might assume.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:09:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
I can't speak for England, but here in Australia I've only ever heard 'overpass' rhyme with 'arse'.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:11:55 PM EST (GMT-5)
Glass all the way. I keep trying to rhyme it with arse and I feel like an idiot when I say glarse.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:12:50 PM EST (GMT-5)
Both actually. I have a parent from Lancashire and was raised in the South of England, so my dialect is quite inconsistent with some words.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:15:01 PM EST (GMT-5)
It rhymes with gas for me.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:15:51 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 14:11:55.263 immortal_1 wrote:
Glass all the way. I keep trying to rhyme it with arse and I feel like an idiot when I say glarse.


Don't you mean, "Gas all the way."?
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:21:09 PM EST (GMT-5)
Gas, I can't imagine saying it another way.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:34:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 14:15:51.2 TheKaiser wrote:
On 2008-01-11 14:11:55.263 immortal_1 wrote:
Glass all the way. I keep trying to rhyme it with arse and I feel like an idiot when I say glarse.
Don't you mean, "Gas all the way."?


Lol yes I do. Oops.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 2:35:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 14:21:09.403 cryndigo wrote:
Gas, I can't imagine saying it another way.


you can't imagine a posh English stereotype saying 'pahhs the glahhs' or something?
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 4:11:11 PM EST (GMT-5)
I rhyme it with gas
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 4:45:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 14:11:55.263 immortal_1 wrote:
Glass all the way. I keep trying to rhyme it with arse and I feel like an idiot when I say glarse.


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6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 4:50:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
There is no 'r' in glass!
It rhymes with gas.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 5:08:52 PM EST (GMT-5)
It rhymes with gas.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 8:22:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Gas, duh.

Glarse sounds stupid.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 8:23:33 PM EST (GMT-5)
People say glarse?
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 8:27:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 20:22:00.733 DoYouWash wrote:
Gas, duh. Glarse sounds stupid.


well aren't you the open minded one, they might think we sound stupid
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 1/11/08 - 9:03:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-11 20:27:42.187 glennh70 wrote:
well aren't you the open minded one, they might think we sound stupid


They might think that.

Doesn't make them any more right though.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 1/12/08 - 3:41:20 AM EST (GMT-5)
People really pronounce it "glarse?" Wow, I need to travel more!
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 1/12/08 - 5:29:06 AM EST (GMT-5)
It rhymes with farce when I say it.
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 1/12/08 - 5:59:17 AM EST (GMT-5)
definitely Farce...and that is?


lol it also rhymes with ass...
6 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 1/12/08 - 6:45:30 AM EST (GMT-5)
On 2008-01-12 05:59:17.85 IGaveItToYou wrote:
definitely Farce...and that is? lol it also rhymes with ass...


If it rhymes with farce, it can't rhyme with ass you moron. As other people have said, it rhymes with arse, but ass rhymes with gas.

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