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Re: Tharg
« Reply #15 on: 09 March, 2018, 11:55:55 am »
I bet you pronounce that as nice and not how it should be nice.

I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man!

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #16 on: 09 March, 2018, 12:24:48 pm »
I've always said Kim Basinger. Have I been wrong all these years?

I'll still say prog, no matter what.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #17 on: 09 March, 2018, 01:48:13 pm »
This thread is giving me a headache- need a cuppa tea and a Nice biscuit.

What about a scone?

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #18 on: 09 March, 2018, 02:08:08 pm »
Like Slough Feg says, these are words that are pleasing to me, and he's Celtic, so either route will do.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #19 on: 09 March, 2018, 05:12:54 pm »
It's "Bowie"... As in "Bowie".

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #20 on: 09 March, 2018, 05:23:58 pm »
Some people pronounce "Rouge" as "Rogue", you know.
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #21 on: 09 March, 2018, 05:40:18 pm »
I bet you pronounce GIF as ‘jif’, don’t you…?

The 'f' is silent... isn't it?

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #22 on: 09 March, 2018, 05:41:33 pm »
This thread is giving me a headache- need a cuppa tea and a Nice biscuit.

What about a scone?

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #23 on: 10 March, 2018, 05:39:09 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

I think I mispronounced Gerry Finely-Day's name for the first 40 or so episodes! With a hard G, like Garry Shandling, instead of a soft g, like Jerry Seinfeld. I also always pronounce color without a u, and tire without a y, because god bless the USA! :D
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #24 on: 10 March, 2018, 07:04:12 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

I think I mispronounced Gerry Finely-Day's name for the first 40 or so episodes! With a hard G, like Garry Shandling, instead of a soft g, like Jerry Seinfeld. I also always pronounce color without a u, and tire without a y, because god bless the USA! :D

Vaguely interesting fact - there's a 'u' in words like 'guest' and 'vogue' because a 'g' followed by the vowels 'i' and 'e' is nearly always a soft g - see 'gene', 'agitate' and 'geriatric' compared to 'gust', 'vagabond' and 'tongue'.
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Re: Tharg
« Reply #25 on: 10 March, 2018, 07:21:05 pm »
I am a fan of this thread.

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« Reply #26 on: 10 March, 2018, 08:54:48 pm »
I am a fan of this thread.

Arh but is that fan or fan... oh yeah right that was doesn't work does it...

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #27 on: 10 March, 2018, 09:06:23 pm »
For future reference...

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

I can honestly say I have never seen this ad. Then again at the time our (black and white) TV was probably broke and away getting fixed at Radio Rentals! If I had seen it I probably wouldn't have bought the comic! Tharg (or Thaerg, Harg or Targ) sounded a bit like the man about town. Something for the weekend, sir?

and

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

Never seen this either! Probably because I was escaping into the kitchen to get away from the bedlam created by the weans in the living room!


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Re: Tharg
« Reply #28 on: 11 March, 2018, 09:39:32 am »
I am a fan of this thread.

Arh but is that fan or fan... oh yeah right that was doesn't work does it...

neither does the Queen.

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Re: Tharg
« Reply #29 on: 11 March, 2018, 10:02:38 am »
Souther.