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Old 01-18-2002, 12:47 AM   #9
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Originally posted by Schnell
I say pronounce them the way they are spelled, personally I cringe everytime I hear someone say "beemer."
Umm... it is spelled bimmer, so if I was German, I'd pronounce it beemer. Most cultures don't pronounce "i" like English does. "I" is usually an "ee" sound unless otherwise specified.

Well there's a lot of confusion about the spelling. Unless you're in "the know", you just won't know any better. I was confused about the spelling to until I say the magazine Bimmer at a local book store. No one tells you or you're afraid to ask. C'mon, we were all newbies once. Don't get mad at them for being ignorant, educate them. Make the world a better place.

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