Re: Pronunciation of bird names

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Subject: Re: Pronunciation of bird names
From: "Muir Environmental" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 13:49:26 +0800
Hi Niven

Good one!  Does anyone out there pronounce "war-bler" as "Jeri-gon"? - i.e.
Jerry gone.....

Jennifer Muir
Director, Muir Environmental

> From: Niven McCrie <>
> To: 
> Subject: Pronunciation of bird names
> Date: Saturday, 7 November 1998 11:47
> ......While on the pronunciation kick, how should we pronounce Gerygone,
> and why?  "Jer-riggonnee"?, "Ger-riggonnee"?, "Grigg-onnee"?
> I think it's best pronounced "war-bler". However, I use 
> "Jer-riggonnee". It's taken a long time to get used to it and I ain't 
> changing now.
> Niven
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