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Re: Chicxulub pronunciation

Mike Taylor wrote:
> Quickie: can anyone tell me how "Chicxulub" is pronounced?
> Replies OFF-LIST please -- I will summarise tomorrow.
> Thanks in advance.

I've heard it pronounced Chicks-a-lub and Chicks-a-loob. 

Then again, there are several pronunciations for that Mongolian horse
species (Prez-wal-ski, Shev-ol-ski, etc) used by people knowledgable in
the horsy scene. And don't get me started on tomato, albino,
aluminium... :)


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