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Re: Sinclair pronunciation
Pond? LOL!!!!! I can imagine the size of your lakes! :)
From: Jean Haddow <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, March 19, 1998 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: Sinclair pronunciation
>In message <Pine.SOL.3.93.980318125824.8076Afirstname.lastname@example.org>,
>Andy Sinclair <email@example.com> 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.