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"Bokeh" - how do you pronounce it?!


20 Feb 2013 8:01PM
I think Sony was originally meant to be 'Sonny,' as in 'Climb up on my knee sonny boy....' (which is weird enough, really, come to think of it)

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User_Removed 10 3.3k 4 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 8:03PM
Do you remember in the jingle Nestlé's Milky Bars were sang without the "ay" sound in Nestlé - maybe they thought us Brits wouldn't manage it. Think it's changed now. I know in other ads and on news they pronounce it the French "ay" way
Carabosse e2
11 39.7k 269 England
20 Feb 2013 8:31PM
But most people still say "Nessels" Grin
RogBrown e2
8 3.0k 10 England
20 Feb 2013 10:05PM
I live 2 miles from their factory in Hatton. If you told a local that you worked at Nestlays you'd have the pi$$ taken out of you something rotten. Smile
tomcat e2
9 6.2k 15 United Kingdom
20 Feb 2013 10:23PM
Ah! Rog

Do they mention that Nestlé is investing millions in the Hatton plant

Strangely enough, it has been reported in the construction sector as TutburyWink
RogBrown e2
8 3.0k 10 England
20 Feb 2013 10:41PM
Yeah, I read that in the Burton Mail.
keithh e2
11 23.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
20 Feb 2013 10:43PM
I remember when they took over Rowntrees at York in the late 80's and I think we called them Nessles but as was pointed out back then they were and always ave been an Anglo-Swiss Company.

They got rid of the 'mishaps shop' at the factory though....the swines and York never smelled quite as chocolatety when they arrived.
27 Feb 2013 4:09AM
Bo Ke, Stress the Bo, it's Japanese.
27 Feb 2013 6:32PM
...forgot to clarify: the Ke part sounds like Ke(nsington)

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