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Unread 01-31-2007, 04:03 PM
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proper pronunciation

How is Lapua actually pronounced? I've heard several different variations and would like to know the proper one.
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    Unread 01-31-2007, 05:08 PM
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    Re: proper pronunciation

    I've always heard it

    la poo uh

    Hope that makes sense.

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    Re: proper pronunciation

    LMAO! Here we go with internet english.... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    Re: proper pronunciation

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    LMAO! Here we go with internet english.... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Isn't it more like "lap ooo wa"? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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    Re: proper pronunciation

    In Alabama it is pronounced "Loo-poor-er"

    In Boston it is pronounced "Lur- poo-ha"

    In Texas it is pronounced "that furen stuff"

    In Idaho it is pronounced "Whut?"
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    Re: proper pronunciation

    BB,

    Myself and JRC36 would be looking for the Mississippi pronunciation of the word! Trust me we live bout 3 miles from each other.

    The alabama version might be close for myself being from
    NW FLAARIDA.... better known as LA...might need a lil help!
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