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U versus OO

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Pronunciation: "u" versus "oo"

Producing the Sound

juice


do


shoe


through


fool


pollution

grew


use


true


whose


duty



Producing the Sound

put


would


wood


boulevard


took



full


push


sugar


woman


bully



In Contrast

fool


full


Julie Cahoon lives on Foothill Boulevard.

nuke


nook


The fool was pushed into the pool.

wooed


wood/would


That soup is full of sugar.

stewed


stood


How could you choose the blue book?

who'd


hood


He stood and looked at the full moon.

suit


soot


The dentist pulled my loose tooth.

Kooky


cookie


Whose goose is loose in the neighborhood?

Story/Dialogue

Mr. Woodruff was driving around with a group of baboons in the back of his pickup truck.

He was stopped on Foothill Boulevard by a police officer.

    PO: Why don't you take those baboons to the zoo?

    MW: Good idea. I'll get right to it.

    PO: You'd better do it soon or I'll have you arrested for animal cruelty.

    MW: All right. I'll put my foot on the pedal and cruise on over there.

The next day, the police officer met Mr. Woodruff again with the same truckload of baboons.

    PO: You fool! I thought I told you to take those baboons to the zoo!

    MW: I did, officer, and they enjoyed it so much that today I'm taking them to the movies!

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16