HELP NEEDED: How you pronounce pUC?

Francois Coulier coulier at infobiogen.fr
Thu Oct 3 01:25:39 EST 1996


On 2 Oct 1996, johanna preiszner wrote:

> The question may be crazy for everyone. I have a colleague, who insists,
> that everyone she knows pronounce it as "puc" [pak]. I am not sure it is the
> right way. I have never ever heard other way than [pi-ju-si']. Both of us is
> in cloning for years, and coming from different places. Please help us,
> because we are fighting, and getting tired of this. Make your vote!!
> Thanks, Hanna
> 
> 
> 
Sorry, I vote for "puc" (at least, that is the way everyone pronounced it
during my post-doctoral years). Now, being french, I tend to pronounce it
the french way, certainly not [pak], the "u" being almost impossible
for non french speakers to pronounce (difficult to translate over the
internet)

Francois Coulier
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