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How do your pronounce Tso's in the chinese General Tso's chicken?

Just wondering how the heck you pronounce it!

 
Sue41

Asked by Sue41 at 3:42 PM on Feb. 3, 2009 in Food & Drink

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Answers (8)
  • The "T" isn't ENTIRELY silent...it's just very, very short. Sort of like when you have a "TS" at the end of a word ---- like "HATS" --- it's almost like the "T" & "S" melt into one letter.

    So.. it's pronounced basically as it appears "Tso's" with a long "O" sound.

    That probably didn't make much sense... but hopefully you get the idea.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 3:56 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • tso's (so's) that is how it is pronounced the t is silent
    jodi205

    Answer by jodi205 at 3:47 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • I pronounce Tso as "sow"....like "ow" (as in ouch!) but with an "s" Does that make sense?!? LOL!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:47 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Yes, the T is silent.... So general So's
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 3:50 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • lol. i always say "toast" lol
    NATTY567

    Answer by NATTY567 at 3:51 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • So's
    AM78

    Answer by AM78 at 4:01 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Laura's right...the t isn't quite silent, just barely there. Kinda like you were holding your breath before you said it. And the o is long, as in sew or so, not sow.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 7:17 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • They usually have a number. . . I say Tso. like it's spelled. kind of your going to spit.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:11 AM on Feb. 4, 2009