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ContinuousWave: The Whaler GAM or General Area
posted 08-14-2001 09:53 AM ET (US)
I should know this, and I think I do, but hear it mis-pronounced so many times I'm beginning to wonder.
Is this pronounced:
1) Bom bar deer
2) Bom bar D A
posted 08-14-2001 10:10 AM ET (US)
Being French Canadian, I assume it is Bom bar D A.
posted 08-14-2001 10:11 AM ET (US)
We had a discussion on this last winter but I can't find the post!
It is "Bom-BAR'-dee-ay". After much discussion the matter was finally settled when we found a site which had the correct recording pronouncing Mr. Bombardier's name.
Hope this helps John -- Tom
posted 08-14-2001 11:08 AM ET (US)
In actual usage, more like "Bombard-yay", I think-
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