How many of you remember the bike brand "Campania" about 20+ years ago
trying to sell off of the Campagnolo cachet?
Palos Verdes Estates
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Betmanis"
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