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  • "Aaah, 'at's be'er," said Ron, with his mouth full of mashed potato.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Anah, according to v. Ge 36: 24, discovered "hot springs"; but be'er is the Hebrew word for spring.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • When a Scot pronounces water, better, or bottle -- wa'er, be'er, or bo'le -- the sound is precisely that of the catch; and I think we may go beyond, and say, that if such a population could be isolated, and this mispronunciation should become the rule, it might prove the first stage of transition from t to k, which is the disease of Polynesian languages.

    In the South Seas

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  • I'm imagining how Homer Simpson would say it.

    September 29, 2017

  • In Harry Potter Ron said: "Aaah, 'at's be'er"." followed by "with his mouth full of mashed potatoes", probably meaning to say "that's better". He spoke unlclearly cause his mouth was full with food.

    September 29, 2017