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Son of Pappy

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #80 on: February 15, 2014, 08:44:18 am »
Curious, is the C or K silent?

And, what did Jim say? ;D

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #81 on: February 15, 2014, 10:43:30 am »
What did SOP say?
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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #82 on: February 15, 2014, 11:27:51 am »
You are ignoring this user. Show me the post.  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;) :-*

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #84 on: February 15, 2014, 06:15:38 pm »
Ah, good times.
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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #85 on: February 15, 2014, 06:21:36 pm »
Seeing as I got a 26 page letter of apology from Jim I have removed him from my ignore list.  What really saved him is the picture of his bike, it is Silverdammit, and thus he is worthy of being pardoned :salute:

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #86 on: February 15, 2014, 06:28:59 pm »
Silent "C", here you go.

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #87 on: February 16, 2014, 07:02:37 am »
Seeing as I got a 26 page letter of apology from Jim I have removed him from my ignore list.  What really saved him is the picture of his bike, it is Silverdammit, and thus he is worthy of being pardoned :salute:

Thanks, Chet.   That makes me feel so much better now...  :)
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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #88 on: February 16, 2014, 08:11:48 am »
Thanks, Chet.   That makes me feel so much better now...  :)

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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #89 on: February 22, 2014, 08:22:28 am »
My unscientific survey shows that the following words are more often than not mispronounced:

- Realtor, most often pronounced as Real-a-tor (I have never understood where folks get that extra syllable).
- Moot, most often mispronouned as Mute, rhyming with butte.

Or maybe this is just a southern thing? In any event, I call my bike a C14. It's easier to say and to type.

I found that I do not mind them pronouncing mute half as much as I mind when they write it on a forum. l loved a recent post that included the quote "for all intensive purposes". or use of the language, and for that matter, the lackadaisical teaching of same is deplorable. it seems that many just cop out and use the "you know what I meant" defense.

While I oft chastised my father for saying "illinoise" when I lived there, I do say concourse without a second thought. Great topic, funny, thought provoking and collegial responses. Well done.
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Re: 'Concours' or 'Concour'
« Reply #90 on: February 22, 2014, 08:27:54 am »
That would be ILL-inoise.  :)
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