How do you pronounce Beaufighter?

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How do you pronounce Beaufighter?

  1. Bo-fi-ter

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  2. Byoo-fi-ter

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  3. Other

    11.8%
  1. Oreo

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    Well, how do you?
     
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    I am gonna say Byoo-fi-ter.......are you trying to figure this out or are you testing us?
     
  3. Oreo

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    kind of both. I don't know for sure the right way. I have been pronouncing it Bo-fighter all my life, but I rarely have heard it pronounced by anyone-- I've only ever read it or heard it said by people who may not have been a good authority on the subject!
     
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    I am Pretty sure its Byoo-fi-ter
     
  5. Oreo

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    Also I thought it would be a funny poll!:lol:
     
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    haha I look at it I was like...hmmmmm...how to pronounce Beaufighter I never really thought of that becoming a thread
     
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    It IS pronounced Bo fighter... As in boa...
     
  8. Njaco

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    Bow (as in ribbon, necktie) fie -ter

    Beau Bridges
    Beau Geste

    :)
     
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    You mean I was right? Gasp!
     
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    And, uh, what about those two people who voted other?
     
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    descendants of Helen Keller?
     
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    noice! And they didn't explain.:?:
     
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    They would have, but their profile indicates they have no lips.
     
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    Hey I was one of those! :(
     
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    no nwhat is nyour pnoint, Njaco?
     
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    (tyoing with elbows) %$#...0 ..,;hfd nm....:):)
     
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    There is one other way to pronounce it

    Bee-you-fighter

    as in Beautiful. Yes?
     
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    That's how I thought it was pronounced Njaco... Until I heard it pronounced by the narator on a British history programme. (I think it was from the Battlefield series)
     
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    Beaucoup, Fantastique! Njaco Tres Bien!


    Yes why be so dogmatic about pronunciation!

    How about the US Battleship Wheezy-ana?

    Or the US heavy cruiser class Gnarl-eens?
     
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