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Efros
744840.  Sun Sep 19, 2010 2:44 pm Reply with quote

Not on ere the wont.

 
'yorz
845835.  Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:00 pm Reply with quote

My ear can't get used to hearing the product NORR being advertised on tv. 'Til a few months ago, I only knew it as KNORR.

 
exnihilo
845914.  Tue Sep 13, 2011 4:55 am Reply with quote

K-norr, they've got the k-now how? I find the pronunciation less irksome than I do Marco Pierre White's abandonment of all his earlier bile and vitriol for pre-made stock, I expect he's short of cash. Again.

 
'yorz
845919.  Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:04 am Reply with quote

Does happen to the best of us. I wish somebody asked me to endorse some product (no matter how crap) for good money.
Have no reputation to lose anyway.

 
iamannoying.com
845986.  Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:02 am Reply with quote

The K in Unilever's Knorr brand (originally a German last name, in Dutch "knor" is the sound of a pig) is pronounced like the C in "candle". It's not a silent K, like in the already mentioned "to know". So it roughly sounds like Candle-andle+ nor.

 
'yorz
845996.  Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:27 am Reply with quote

I thought I made the pronunciation of the letter 'K' in Dutch quite obvious.

 
bobwilson
846288.  Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:43 pm Reply with quote

It seems appropriate to mention that Bush Sr is not only a Shrub but an 'erbert.

 

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