Re: [CR]Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi


Example: Framebuilders:Richard Moon

Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:46:22 -0500
From: Marcus Coles <marcoles@ody.ca>
To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi
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Fred Rednor wrote:
> Po-yah-gee.
> And the "g" is an Hard G. That's what the "h" does. I.e. it's
> analogous to the H in Bianchi or Miche, which ensures the "C"
> is pronounced like a "K".
>
> The potential problem with the example Miche is that it is a shortening of the Michelin company name. A typically French name even for Italian components, Mi-sh-ah is the pronunciation I have heard used by vendors of their pieces in my neighbourhood.

Marcus Coles
London, Ontario, Canada