Originally Posted by Blackhood
I'm wondering if there may be some phonetic confusion as I pronounce Rue to rhyme with Tube, Lube and Harpoon, as well as the Ã¼ sound in German. Maybe I'm wrong in both languages, it wouldn't surprise me in the least.
Interesting. Given that you're in the UK, you surely don't pronounce "tube" and "harpoon" the same, do you?
But no, the "oo" in harpoon, or the flat American "oo" in "tube" or "news" are...