Poll

How do you pronounce Toque?

Toke - American
239 (61.8%)
Toke - Canadian
14 (3.6%)
Toke - Other
27 (7%)
Two-k - American
36 (9.3%)
Two-k - Canadian
69 (17.8%)
Two-k - Other
2 (0.5%)

Total Members Voted: 387

Author Topic: Pronounce "FrugalToque" out loud, then answer this poll  (Read 6474 times)

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Re: Pronounce "FrugalToque" out loud, then answer this poll
« Reply #100 on: July 14, 2017, 12:43:34 PM »
I mean, there are numerous American accents, hundreds? of British ones, and at least two Canadian (haha).

I'd say there are four, maybe five Canadian accents (not including Indigenous).    Newfie, Maritimer, Quebecer, Ontario/Prairie and Mountain/Coast/North.     The first three for a "fer shure" and you could probably just lump the rest of us together.

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Re: Pronounce "FrugalToque" out loud, then answer this poll
« Reply #101 on: July 15, 2017, 09:11:41 AM »
Exactly how valid is a poll where a considerable number of participants don't vote, because your Venn diagram universe excluded multiple valid choices from consideration?  At least a "none of the above" option would catch all of us who haven't yet voted!

BTW, I'm one of those Americans you wanted to poll :P

Good question.

It depends on what question you're trying to answer/you're trying to capture.

In this case, I wanted to know how many Americans pronounced it correctly versus pronouncing it toke (compared to Canadians).

This poll captured that perfectly.

So 100% valid.

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