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It's pronounced 'scon' in Scotland to rhyme with gone. Not really posh, southern, or numpty! Rhyming scone with phone sounds very Hyacinth Bucket to me. ☺️ A poll was done a couple of years ago, 'scon' is the more popular pronunciation.

 

http://metro.co.uk/2016/11/02/finally-its-been-revealed-how-to-say-scone-6229066/

 

It's a scon in many parts of the North west as well

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Equally though you wouldn't say gone instead of gon.

 

...and then there's DONE which has a sound all its own. It's almost as if the South and the North reached a compromise :hihi:

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It's pronounced 'scon' in Scotland to rhyme with gone. Not really posh, southern, or numpty! Rhyming scone with phone sounds very Hyacinth Bucket to me. ☺️ A poll was done a couple of years ago, 'scon' is the more popular pronunciation.

 

http://metro.co.uk/2016/11/02/finally-its-been-revealed-how-to-say-scone-6229066/

 

Now I think scon is more Hyacinth Bucket! I've always thought that was posh.

I say scone (and you can make that sound very common indeed :D)

 

I suppose the definitive answer would be - how does the Queen pronounce it!

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What is the correct way?

 

Easy. It's a scone, but once eaten it's scone.

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Now I think scon is more Hyacinth Bucket! I've always thought that was posh.

I say scone (and you can make that sound very common indeed :D)

 

I suppose the definitive answer would be - how does the Queen pronounce it!

 

Teegebäk of course.

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I suppose that it is about time to throw "The Stone of Scone" into the affray?

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I suppose that it is about time to throw "The Stone of Scone" into the affray?

 

....been done already :)

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Now I think scon is more Hyacinth Bucket! I've always thought that was posh.

I say scone (and you can make that sound very common indeed :D)

 

I suppose the definitive answer would be - how does the Queen pronounce it!

 

Hyacinth Bucket thought she was posh, but she usually got it wrong ��.

 

I've no idea how the Queen pronounces it, but I'd guess scon.

Edited by Ms Macbeth

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....been done already :)

 

Oops!

I must try and keep up.

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If you look in the English dictionary it always tells you how to pronounce the English words and in this case it is scone, are you listening you posh folk?

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The ex-resident chef on saturday kitchen from yorkshire always called them scons windows 10 built in spell check wants to alter scon to scone, personally i use scone.

 

---------- Post added 04-08-2017 at 22:28 ----------

 

Hyacinth Bucket thought she was posh, but she usually got it wrong ��.

 

I've no idea how the Queen pronounces it, but I'd guess scon.

 

one always says scon.

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