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Re: Sinclair pronunciation
In message <Pine.SOL.3.93.980318125824.8076Aemail@example.com>,
Andy Sinclair <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
>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.