HELP NEEDED: How you pronounce pUC?
Joao Vasconcelos Costa
jcosta at pen.gulbenkian.pt
Fri Oct 4 02:35:32 EST 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
Since English-speaking people is divided between "puck" and "puke" and
French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese speakers (and probably
many more) pronounce "puke", why not to standardize in this last way?
***** JOAO VASCONCELOS COSTA, MD, PhD
***** Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia - Oeiras, Portugal
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