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Pronunciation of Feynman

  1. Apr 30, 2006 #1
    pronunciation of "Feynman"

    How is the "ey" in "Feynman" pronounced:

    1. "ei" like in the word "hey"
    2. "ai" like in the word "hi"
    3. neither of 1,2.
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  4. Apr 30, 2006 #3


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    Yeah, before I talked to people I said Feyn-men. But, know that I have, its Fine-man.
  5. Apr 30, 2006 #4


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    Strangely enough, a quite intelligent acquaintance of mine (and one hell of a great pool partner) persisted in calling him 'Fennyman'. I never got up the balls to ask if he was dislexic. :rolleyes:
  6. Apr 30, 2006 #5


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    Fanny-man ? Funny-man ? :rofl:
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