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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2012, 10:35:43 PM »
I refuse to say "Ply-knee" for this reason. Talked with Vinnie about it once and he shook his head saying he knew now, but didn't know then.
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2012, 04:28:03 AM »
Huh, ain't that some s***.  Did not know that.  Live and learn.
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2012, 04:30:36 AM »
I refuse to say "Ply-knee" for this reason. Talked with Vinnie about it once and he shook his head saying he knew now, but didn't know then.
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2012, 05:22:32 AM »
Got correct pronunciation a few years ago from a buddy who knew all about Pliny before ever hearing of the beer. Hard to change.

I refuse to say "Ply-knee" for this reason. Talked with Vinnie about it once and he shook his head saying he knew now, but didn't know then.

I'll bet you say las an-gel-es all the time ;)

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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2012, 05:51:17 AM »
This is like people who pronounce primer like primmer. And why I hate the English language.

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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2012, 05:55:55 AM »
I just can't bring myself to say "plin-knee"...sounds like I'm ordering a Zima or something.

An wtf with saying apricot like "ape-ri-cot"?  :P
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2012, 06:00:44 AM »
I just can't bring myself to say "plin-knee"...sounds like I'm ordering a Zima or something.

An wtf with saying apricot like "ape-ri-cot"?  :P

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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2012, 06:44:56 AM »
Sounds like.... "Good n Plenty".

I've always pronounced it "Ply-knee"... :-[

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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2012, 06:52:56 AM »
Sounds like.... "Good n Plenty".

I've always pronounced it "Ply-knee"... :-[
I guess it rhymes with Vinnie
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2012, 07:25:03 AM »
Rhymes better when you say it correctly!
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2012, 07:45:36 AM »
its like wort=wert.  say it how ever you like.

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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2012, 08:25:32 AM »
Tomato  :o
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Re: Just sayin
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2012, 09:12:54 AM »
They should have spelled it Plinny if they expected us to know how to pronounce it.  I'd heard of Pliny the Elder (and Younger) before the beer(s), but I still didn't know how it was supposed to be pronounced.  I go back and forth, sometimes it's Pliny, other times Plinny.

But it's Vinnie's beer, he can pronounce it any way he wants regardless of the historical pronunciation.
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