[LMB] Penric's Mission (pronunciation)

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 19:57:44 GMT 2016


On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 10:06 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:

> Not sure how the US differs; in the UK, many people say "nike" to rhyme
> with "bike", despite the company clearly always making it a two-syllable
> word (to rhyme with "bike-ee").


Forget the company.  The Greek goddess of victory, whose name was taken by
the sneaker manufacturer, is pronounced nai-kee.


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