How do you pronounce pannier?

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Pannier

  1. Pan-yea

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  2. Pan-ee-er

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  1. PeterTrocewicz

    PeterTrocewicz Long timer

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    You do drive horses if you're at the reins of a buggy, coach or wagon being pulled by one or more of them. Sorry. My wife always told my I missed my calling as lawyer.:D
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  2. JETalmage

    JETalmage Been here awhile

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    I can drive a nail.

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  3. JETalmage

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    Before someone starts a companion 'survey' thread:

    "Pillion" is pronounced "pas-uhn-jer".

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    No, saddle bags have fringes... or are on baggers, dragging the ground. :lol3

    Yep, agree. I knew bicycles were running panniers before I ever heard them called that on a motorcycle. They were always soft bags. For my motorcycles I call them panniers so no one confuses my meaning with some bagger dragger or the "fringe" element. Well, most of the time, otherwise I designate they are "soft bags" as opposed to "Samsonite". :D

    But we could start calling them pahn-wa to one-up the French. :wings

    Now, how do you pronounce fairing... flairing or fairing? Seems a lot of guys say the former... :-)


    Oh, and for what it's worth, drive: operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle. So it seems the Dictionaries are counting motorcycles in there too. Just sayin' :dunno
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  5. Richarde1605

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    A crap o vich

    Acerbis = ah cher bee
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  6. Richarde1605

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    A question for the plumbers union, ‘solder’
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  7. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Smoove, Smoove like velvet.

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    Heh most just say akra.

    Though I thought it was pronounced ak-rop-o-vic......are there any Slovenians in the house?

    sodder
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    Akra is correct for the first couple of syllables povich, unless any Slovenien exhaust builders want to explain it, unfortunately ‘sodder’ means we cannot be friends

    Sorry

    :-)
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    Yeah, used to find the street riders back in the 70s and 80s when they said Krausers.




    As a kid solder was "SOT-ter" as an adult it was like soldier without the i, SOLD-er. Pronounced it as spelled. :nod

    Want real problems come to Ohio and try to pronounce Belfontaine, for the locals it's BEL-fown-tan... go figure, it's Ohio. Gnadenhutten is ja-nay-ten-hut-ten. Athens is A-thens vs New Athens which is new AY-thens. Of course then you throw in the Spanish with Lima and Cadiz. The Spanish is totally different with LEE-ma and ca-DEEZ where us folk here just say LI-ma, like the beans, and CA-diz... like Cadiz. :D

    Aren't these more fun than the stuff about whether one drives or rides and if the milk crate on your KLR is a contrasting or complimentary color to your bike? :hmmmmm
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  10. Richarde1605

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    I still say pannier
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    At least you don't say you need to "sodder"! :rofl
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    Any of you ever visited Staunton, Va?
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  13. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Smoove, Smoove like velvet.

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    Different term up here in the Northern hemisphere.

    I did note that as I typed it and...yeah, going to let that roll. Phonetically, that is how we say it. Sodder as you use it doesn't have an American analogue....every other I can think of is British or in anything language.
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    It’s solder not salmon, I have no idea why Americans seem to say sodder.
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    Lazy lips and tongue... You ought to hear some of the dialects in this country... Some can butcher the word "a".

    Although I was watching a New Zealand show, The Brokenwood Mysteries, and noticed every e is pronounced as a long e. Where we say dead they say deed. Gave my wife fits trying to figure out what they were saying at times. Pretty interesting, loved the show.

    Like Canada and some of the northern U.S. will pronoune the "oa" in boat as "boot", or about would be "aboot". I love this stuff!

    The really funny thing is when we think we have no accent, yet everyone else does - as we most all do... right?
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    Well in the Immortal words of Sargent Hulka lighten up Francis. BTW i still call em Krausers on occasion. Yep been ridin a long long time.
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  18. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Smoove, Smoove like velvet.

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    We like leaving out random consanants.

    You should hear us say jaguar and nuclear.
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    I had a long conversation with an American in the early 80’s trying to describe an Italian v twin motorcycle Ducati, he literally had no idea what I was talking about because I didn’t pronounce it ‘doo caar dee’

    And raise you an aluminium :-)
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    We are also not very good at spelling.
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