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Re: Chicxulub pronunciation



Quoting "T. Michael Keesey" <mightyodinn@yahoo.com>:

> --- 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 reasonably sure it's something like CHICK-shoo-loob, though I'm not 
absolutely sure what the second "c" stands for.

Nick Pharris
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan