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Re: Sinclair pronunciation

In message <Pine.SOL.3.93.980318125824.8076A-100000@midge.bath.ac.uk>,
Andy Sinclair <ma5aps@bath.ac.uk> writes
>My family come from Thurso and they do indeed pronounce Sinclair SINK-ler.
>This seems mainly to do with the scottish accent as I, being English
>pronounce it sin-CLAIR, and my father and grandmother use SINK-ler.
>Andrew Sinclair
>University of Bath 
>Hey _I.m being very parochial - in what part of England did you hear
Sin -CLAIR?  I've always found English people able to pronounce the name
Sinkler.  I suspect the sin-CLAIR pronounciation has crept in from the
other side of the pond. 

Jean Haddow