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Re: Sinclair pronunciation

On reflection I pronounce sinclair with equal stress on both sylables as
described by yourself in a previous mail.  I think its just that it sounds
slightly different when pronounced by someone from the south of England. 
By the way I come from Basingstoke.

On Thu, 19 Mar 1998, Jean Haddow wrote:

> 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