Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?


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From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
References: <3.0.6.32.20080225154309.01529630@mailhost.oxford.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 12:48:45 -0800
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How many of you remember the bike brand "Campania" about 20+ years ago trying to sell off of the Campagnolo cachet?
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates
CA USA


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From: "John Betmanis"
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Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 12:43 PM
Subject: Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?



> At 11:42 AM 25/02/2008 -0800, Donald Gillies wrote:
>>I have heard people on vintage bike rides saying, "I rode the Pog!"
>>Should they be saying, "I rode the Po!" or "I rode the Poe-Lee?"
>
> Ha! Now I finally know the origins of the American word "Campy"! It's
> trying to pronouce the English word "Campag" without a hard "g" so it
> sounds more Italian!
>
> John Betmanis
> Woodstock, Ontario
> Canada