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Re: Chicxulub pronunciation



--- Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:
> I've heard it pronounced Chicks-a-lub and Chicks-a-loob. 

Funny, I thought it was "CHAI-shoo-loob".
I'm sure all of these are "wrong" somehow....
 
> 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... :)

That's *aluminum*! :)

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