How “Y” changes when she meets these 4 guys

Y is finding a boyfriend. She has 4 potential guys who want to be with her, but they are all different from each other and she is also different when she’s around one of them.

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Here’s the detailed story.

1. Y and T

When Y stands in front of T, they connect. They are no longer themselves, and their combination sounds very much like a CH.

Y + T = CH

Example:

  • What’s your name? –> /wəcher name/
  • Can’t you do it? –> /kænt chew do(w)it/
  • Don’t you like it? –> /dont chew lye kit/
  • Wouldn’t you? –> /wooden chew/

2. Y and D

The second guy on the list is D. D makes Y feel like a J.

D + Y = J

Example:

  • How did you like it? –> /hæo didjə lye kit/
  • Did you find your keys? –> /didjə fine jer keez/
  • We followed your instructions. –> /we fallow jerin strəctionz/

3. Y and S

S is another guy who wants to date Y. Normally S is a soft guy, but when he’s with Y, he becomes fierce.

Y + S = SH

Example:

  • Yes, you are. –> /yeshu are/
  • Bless you! –> /blesshue/
  • I’ll try to guess your age. –> /æl trydə geshierage/

4. Y and Z

Z is the last guy. Someone who doesn’t know him well might say that he doesn’t change much. It takes some delicacy to realize that he actually alters when Y is around.

Y + Z = ZH

Example:

  • How was your trip? –> /hæo wəzhier trip/
  • Who’s your friend? –> /hoozhier frend/
  • Who does your hair? –> /hoo dəzhier hεr/

Who will Y choose? We don’t know that, but we know this: whether it comes to love or pronunciation, sometimes you may need to alter a bit (just a bit) to adapt with the environment or situation you’re in, like Y and the guys do.

ELSA hopes you can remember this love story everytime you meet Y.

And best wishes on your love life, too! :)

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