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Re: Sinclair pronunciation
In message <199803181239.HAA11400@mime3.prodigy.com>, BOBBIE M HALL
>Mark & group,
>Perhaps some of our Scottish cousins can correct me
>if I'm wrong to generalize, but my husband (an Ayrshire
>Scot) says that they pronounce it SINK-ler in Scotland.
>Perhaps it's the North American pronunciation (a bit
>of French background thrown in?) that has made it
>Sin-CLAIR as a common pronunciation on the western
>side of the pond. Just my 2 cents/tuppence.
>Bobbie Hall - Chicago
Yes, you are right, we pronounce it Sinkler in Scotland.