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Tharg
« on: 08 March, 2018, 10:16:53 pm »
New on this but long in the tooth! Is Tharg actually pronounced Tharg? I'm listening to the podcast and how Americans pronounce differently from Brits, Eyeraq for Iraq etc. I've been away for a long time so this may probably have been covered! So... is Tharg possibly pronounced Thaerg, is the g possibly silent, is the h silent! Has anyone actually heard Tharg speak???  :D

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #1 on: 08 March, 2018, 11:12:20 pm »
Yup, Tharg is indeed pronounced Tharg. Not Tharg, as some would suggest. But, in fact, Tharg.
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #2 on: 08 March, 2018, 11:38:41 pm »
For future reference...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rsu3aVyy9l8

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YArq_aX8w1w

His rosette of sirius seems to be translating his speech to be a bit more transatlantic than it used to, but the pronunciation of his own name seems to have stayed relatively consistent.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #3 on: 09 March, 2018, 12:15:43 am »
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But, in fact, Tharg.

Madness. But then I've always pronounced "cursed" as "cursed".

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #4 on: 09 March, 2018, 09:06:40 am »
I'm fairly sure "cursed" is "cursed" and not "cursed".  "The Cursed Earth" would just sound wrong!

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #5 on: 09 March, 2018, 09:18:34 am »
Prog though is pronounced Prog as in Program, and not Prog as in Progressive Rock.

Even though everyone - EVERYONE - gets it wrong. This is the correct pronunciation.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #6 on: 09 March, 2018, 09:36:23 am »
I bet you pronounce GIF as ‘jif’, don’t you…?
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #7 on: 09 March, 2018, 09:45:52 am »
Anyone want to tackle Slaine?

Hmm, just pretend I wrote something witty eh?

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #8 on: 09 March, 2018, 09:57:53 am »
I bet you pronounce GIF as ‘jif’, don’t you…?

Don't be ridiculous. I pronounce it with a hard I.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #9 on: 09 March, 2018, 10:00:49 am »
So learned

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #10 on: 09 March, 2018, 10:16:24 am »
This thread is pizen me off.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #11 on: 09 March, 2018, 10:26:42 am »
And what about Marg?

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #12 on: 09 March, 2018, 10:43:41 am »

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #13 on: 09 March, 2018, 10:44:48 am »
And what about Marg?
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #14 on: 09 March, 2018, 11:44:38 am »
This thread is giving me a headache- need a cuppa tea and a Nice biscuit.