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Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by canoeguy, Aug 23, 2020.
That's a nice pair of cans you got there.
On a KLR it is pronounced. ..milk-crate. Or Milkcrate from the old English derivation of cheap plastic box
I used to make milk crates. Red ones, yellow ones, blue ones & black ones, even green ones. I ran the machine so fast I broke the hydraulic lines. Oh what a mess.
Found the BMW rider
This is STILL going on? I'd have thought the video with the dictionary editor would have put this to rest once and for all. It's pan-nee-er or pan-nee-ya, not pan-eer, pan-year or anything pretentiously French sounding.
Also the term applies to soft or hard bags, baskets or boxes. The word is the same for motorcycle saddlebags as it is for bicycle saddlebags (regardless what the users may think) and for pairs of bags or baskets slung across pack animals. In old steam locomotives the term was applied to describe water tanks situated either side of the boiler (pannier tanks) and still pronounced the same.
Or the less formal Fuckin boxes
Just don't call them paneers in India, it's Hindi for cheese.
Like Panny, but more
"part of a skirt looped up around the hips." - I learned something new today!
This was long but surprisingly informative. Since when do we rely on experts to determine what's right? That's not the Youtube way...
To further knot our knickers over:
Is it bomb-a-deer or bom-bar-dee-yay or bom-bar-dee-air?
Is it husk-varn-a or husk-a-varn or hoosk-ven-a?
Personally, I tend to give credence to the native tongue. But even then, regional dialects and other differences. Is it kray-on or krawn, catch-up or cat-sup?
How about Öhlins? I always say "OH luns" but some guys that work for the company say "oh LEANS". Swedish pronounciation?
Only when on a Moter-sickle
There's a difference between "Ö" and "O", hard to explain online, but here's an attempt:
Don't mention Akrapovic.
My Welsh father said we all pronounce Jones wrong.
Never trust the Welsh language.
Or a hor-sie.
“PAN-ear.” (And no, it’s not a baguette...).