Fine fuel for a run, before, during or after – the scone. But is that ‘scone’ as in ‘one’ or ‘scone’ as in ‘tone’? I have always said ‘scone’ as in ‘one’, a short ‘o’, like ‘on’ and consider that the only way to say it. I cringe horribly when someone near me says ‘scone’ as in ‘tone’, really, why try to sound posh?! I raised this issue for debate over on Twitter this afternoon and it seems we really are divided about how it should be pronounced. Here is an image taken on our camping holiday in August, this one was taken in Devon, but we ate just as many cream teas in Cornwall, and had debates about which comes first, the jam or the clotted cream (but we will save that for another day).
We had Jogblog, Helsbels and Accountability defending the ‘tone’ camp, while I stood firm with Travelling Hopefully, Running for the Quiet and Tom Roper in the ‘one’ camp. I do think having Tom on side is a definite bonus, how can you argue with the man who shares his ‘tie of the day’?! So, what do you think?
This evening’s run was a switched-off, unengaged three-and-a-bit miles in the dark and crossing paths with Mr Fox again, we might soon start ‘high-fiving’ as we pass each other.
Janathon day 17:
Time: 32 minutes 41 seconds
Distance: 3.11 miles
Average Pace: 10.31
Best Pace: 7.34