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Old 04-04-2013, 05:21 PM   #41
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I think I'll stick with fokai since that's how everyone says it. Just seems like it would sound snooty to say fosci and then have to explain it to everyone lol
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:22 PM   #42
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Pronouncing it with a hard C sounds absurd IMO. Not only does it sound weird, but it's not proper English. It's like pronouncing "Focus" as "foh-sus".
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:23 PM   #43
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I think you meant soft c? Hard C makes the K sound.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:26 PM   #44
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i've been trying to figure it out the last month or so, i think the hard c sounds weird lol. but I also couldn't find a better alternative, til this.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:28 PM   #45
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:30 PM   #46
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good catch - and props for not falling asleep in math class!

My hs foreign language requirement was Latin, so I prefer the hard sound. Webster's Dictionary gives its nod to both pronunciations:


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Old 04-04-2013, 06:19 PM   #47
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You know that there is a thread several down from this on the same subject right?

EDIT: Merging the two threads.
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Isn't this all just a tad pedantic, guys?
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never saw the other thread. just posted this other one since I learned it today. just something I saw. didn't care really to research it all on here, lol.
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Isn't this all just a tad pedantic, guys?
Oh, yeah, sure... but endless hours of discussion over 1/32nd of an inch of tire tuck or a quarter of a degree of camber? Not a bit. And why not a thread on Latin? Figure out what the Latin motto in my sig tag means for the key to understanding EVERYTHING on this forum.
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