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Subject:  Re: mispronouncing Date:  1/13/2013  3:29 PM
Author:  TMBFAverageJoe Number:  12828 of 14859

The French pronounce the word "shih-connery,"

While in France in the late 60s, I noticed a movie marquee
for a James Bond film starring Sean Cannery. When I mentioned
the spelling error to my French companion, she said it was no mistake
at all because a connery in French is the English equivalent of a foul-up
where foul is replaced by another word starting with the letter F.

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