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View Poll Results: How do you say willamette?
will- ah- MET 83 48.54%
will- AM- et 86 50.29%
WUH- lam- et 2 1.17%
NEVER- does not belong in MY beer! 0 0%
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:31 PM   #1
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:33 PM   #2
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wil-LAM-it, which is also how the people who live in the Willamette Valley say it.

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Old 10-29-2013, 09:38 PM   #3
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I know I know I have been saying it wrong forever.... why change now?

EDIT: ^ Now I see by your location that this thread was for you!

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I pronounce it gimmee-nother-beer-BE-for-eye-snap-GRAH-muh. but I didn't see that as an option, so I didn't vote.

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wil-LAM-it, which is also how the people who live in the Willamette Valley say it.
It's Wil-LAM-it, dammit!

(willamette sounds like dammit).
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:53 AM   #6
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Half the country can't even pronounce Oregon correctly. We should start with that before moving on to Willamette.

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Half the country can't even pronounce Oregon correctly. We should start with that before moving on to Willamette.
That figure sounds conservative.

And +1 on wil-LAM-it
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While I am fully aware the PNW pronunciation puts the stress on the second syllable and sharpens the 'a' considerably, I put the stress on the last syllable because it comes off the tongue more easily and sounds better to my ear.

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I've always said will-ah-MET, which is apparently wrong. Meh.

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mayhaps they oughta spelled it like it sounds, and not completely different.

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