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when it comes to birthdays/xmas etc i have SO much trouble finding a card with 'mom' on it... i've always spelled it mom (as it's pronounced!) and the majority of my mates do too.

i'm from staffordshire and i'm wondering if the spelling difference is a regional thing?!
 

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Nah...we say mum in Stoke :lol:
 

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I believe it's the Midlands thing, calling your mum, 'mom'. You just can't talk properly :lol:

(whereas it's quite common to say "mam" in these parts)
 

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i've always spelled it mom (as it's pronounced!)
But its pronounced mum...

My wife is from the Midlands and it was always mom for her. She spells it mum now when its her (like on the kids cards).

It may be how you say it but you but you don't spell a 'cup of tea', a 'kipper tie' though do you ;)
 

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Nah...we say mum in Stoke :lol:
bloody stokies :lol: have to ruin my theory!! :incheek:

I believe it's the Midlands thing, calling your mum, 'mom'. You just can't talk properly :lol:

(whereas it's quite common to say "mam" in these parts)
:lol: i know i cor talk proply...i ay talked proply frayjiz :lol:
 

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I'm from Lichfield, Staffs & always wrote Mom when I was young, but changed to Mum whilst at school. Mom is the american thing apparantly. :)
 
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