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Posted: 2/6/2006 10:19:38 AM EDT
"Pee-air"

or

"Peer"



I got's to know.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:20:20 AM EDT
pee-waa
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:21:43 AM EDT
Pee-Yair
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:24:30 AM EDT
It's pronounced "peer."

The folks around here mangle most french names. Duboise is pronounced "du-boys."
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:26:07 AM EDT
All my relatives in SD pronounce it "Peer".
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:27:03 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Nimrod1193:
It's pronounced "peer."

The folks around here mangle most french names. Duboise is pronounced "du-boys."



"Peer" is correct. And The French language is so altered in the midwest.
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:33:29 AM EDT

Originally Posted By anachronism:

Originally Posted By Nimrod1193:
It's pronounced "peer."

The folks around here mangle most french names. Duboise is pronounced "du-boys."



"Peer" is correct. And The French language is so altered in the midwest.



A big +1 to that, on both counts.

Here in MN, they pronounce Nicollett (various spellings) as "NICK let," not "Nick o lay."
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:34:45 AM EDT
I pronounce it, "The middle of freaking nowhere."

That could just be me.

CO
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 10:36:37 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hardcase:

Originally Posted By anachronism:

Originally Posted By Nimrod1193:
It's pronounced "peer."

The folks around here mangle most french names. Duboise is pronounced "du-boys."



"Peer" is correct. And The French language is so altered in the midwest.



A big +1 to that, on both counts.

Here in MN, they pronounce Nicollett (various spellings) as "NICK let," not "Nick o lay."



Nick-a-let and Nick-o-let are also acceptable.
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