Username Post: The Grammar Gurus
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    In response to kelseymel

  • kelseymel Said:
"Cry-cut"? Really?

I've always pronounced it "cri-cut" (short i).

And I hate saying it. I usually just say "my machine".

Yes ma'am.

The long vowel rule is when there are two vowels in a word, the first one says its name (especially when there is only one consonant in between).

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