A comment on no comment

Have you noticed that the phrase “no comment” is now also used in other languages, but often pronounced in a strange way? The correct pronunciation of comment is [ˈkɒment] (British English) or [ˈkɑːment] (American English). A rather common mistake (especially among German speakers) is to stress comment on the second syllable, similar to the words command or commence. So the next time you have nothing to say, say it right.

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One thought on “A comment on no comment

  1. How to pronounce know-how, comeback, come on – painfulenglish

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