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Re: Sinclair pronunciation

Pond?  LOL!!!!!  I can imagine the size of your lakes!  :)


-----Original Message-----
From: Jean Haddow <jean@hadpad.demon.co.uk>
To: sinclair@zilker.net <sinclair@zilker.net>
Date: Thursday, March 19, 1998 5:34 AM
Subject: 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