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


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

From: devotion finesse <devotion_finesse@hotmail.com>
To: ternst <ternst1@cox.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, John Betmanis <johnb@oxford.net>
Subject: RE: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 15:52:55 -0500
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I don't remember "Campania", but this reminds me of a winter cycling cap I have with "Campitello" script on the front...nearly identical to the script of Campagnolo. I always joke that it's the "Chinatown version", but seem to recall being t old that these caps were sold by a shop in the UK.

Matthew Bowne Brooklyn, New York ----------------------------------------
> From: ternst1@cox.net
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org; johnb@oxford.net
> Subject: Re: [CR] Proper Pronunciation: Pogliaghi - now: Shortening it?
> Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 12:48:45 -0800
>
> 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?
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>> 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