Puzzling Pronunciation

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“I think it’s with an ‘EE’,” said Keith.

“Like knee, or reed.”

“No, that’s not right,” Mike replied.

“It’s an ‘I’. The kind you find in high, and tight.

Look at the order they’re in, alright?”

Blake stepped forward, “Listen, mates.”

He shook his head. “You’re way off base.

It’s ‘A’ like neigh, weigh, and beige.

Any other way is a mistake.”

“Boys,” Uma interrupted. “Don’t

you know how to read? Don’t

you see the letters clearly? Don’t

you know the difference? Oh,”

she sighed at their confusion. “No, you don’t.”

“It’s super obvious,” she added. “It’s like ‘ooh’ or ‘you.'”

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