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9/19/2017 7:27:10 PM
Posted: 6/5/2002 8:33:55 PM EDT
Question for the experts... The FAL rifle. Do you call it an "f"-"a"-"l" ? Or is it a "fal" or "fall"? Cetme? Any others? BTW, i do know that HK is said like "hekler and coke", so i'm not a complete idiot on this one.
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 8:36:11 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Tex78: Question for the experts... BTW, i do know that HK is said like "hekler and coke", so i'm not a complete idiot on this one.
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Well Kar98 would have disagree.
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 8:38:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 8:46:21 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/5/2002 9:12:20 PM EDT by gardenWeasel]
If it's an abbreviation (all CAPS) just say the letters. Then again there are some exceptions... ...and no one wants to say Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft [:)]
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 9:48:43 PM EDT
So how to pronounce FN-FAL then... seems easy to just pronouce it out! fnfal instead of ef en ef ai el bla bla bla bla.
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 9:54:27 PM EDT
Forgive my imperfect Belgian-ese spelling: Fabrique Nationale-Fusil Automatique Legiere (fa-breek' nash-yon-el fyoo-zil aw-toe-ma-teek lee-jay) It means "light automatic rifle."
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 9:56:32 PM EDT
Originally Posted By SNorman: ef en ef ai el.
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effen ef ayal?
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 10:02:11 PM EDT
Originally Posted By gardenWeasel: ...and no one wants to say Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft [:)]
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... Not really, but it does involve a lot of spittle
Link Posted: 6/5/2002 10:15:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/5/2002 10:41:02 PM EDT by Kar98]
Originally Posted By 1GUNRUNNER:
Originally Posted By Tex78: Question for the experts... BTW, i do know that HK is said like "hekler and coke", so i'm not a complete idiot on this one.
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Well Kar98 would have disagree.
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Good thing I scrolled further down before I commented Tex78's post ;) Edited to add: That's why I have only one Smiff und Vesson :o)
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