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Old 12-15-2018, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Erie, PA
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Growing up in the South, I always heard the word pronounced 'gur-RAHJ'. But over time, I begin to hear locals pronounce it 'GEHR-uhj'. What are you accustomed to in your region?
I've heard it pronounced all kinds of ways since I have lived all over the country but I say it 'GEHR-RAJ'. I'm originally from Upstate NY.

It was 'guh-RAHJ' when I lived in the South and 'GRAJ' in parts of the Midwest.
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Old 12-15-2018, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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We just say "grahj" in Minnesota.
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Old 12-15-2018, 07:39 PM
 
Location: New Mexico
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My mom always said it with a hard 'z' at the end like gar-ahdz. No idea where that came from.
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Old 12-15-2018, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Variations of "guh-raj" and "graj". Some British neighbors say "Gair-idge".
I think most Americans say "guh-RAHDJ" or something pretty similar to that. The first time I ever heard a Brit say "GAIR-idge" it cracked me up.
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