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Why does Eminem pronounce some "T" words like they start with a "C"?

Asked by Zhenya (64points) December 20th, 2011

In many Eminem songs, I hear that he says “time” like “cime”, “to” like “cu”. Why is he doing this? Is it American English?

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marinelife's avatar

Eminem is not a shining light (good example) of the English language.

Zhenya's avatar

instead of “t” says “c”

cockswain's avatar

It’s a white thing

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

I must not be paying close attention then, because I don’t remember hearing him say “cime” or “cu”.

Ayesha's avatar

I haven’t noticed this. I’ll see.

Marchofthefox's avatar

I’ve noticed this, too in some songs. It helped me to look up the lyrics and pay attention to that certain part of the song. Like @cockswain said, it’s a white thing, he just speaks/raps that way.

judochop's avatar

Do not listen to American hip-hop, rap or even r&b or rock music or punk music to make sense of the English language. Many singers change the way a word sounds just to make it flow. You get the idea of the word either way so it is fine but please, do not talk like them.

Roby's avatar

Because he is a dumb A$$...and akk Rappers are Dumb A$$eS

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