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#22974 - 06/11/00 08:01 PM How do I pronounce.....
Isabelle Offline
I don't want to sound stupid. So how DO I
pronounce Ambergris Caye?
Also, what language is spoken here? Will I
get by with my minor Spanish and English?
This trip was made with 1 week advance notice.
Talk about spur of the moment...

#22975 - 06/11/00 08:35 PM Re: How do I pronounce.....
M-A Gaffney Offline
"Am-BURR-jis Key".
English is fine; Spanish is helpful.
Have a great trip!

#22976 - 06/23/00 01:40 AM Re: How do I pronounce.....
Sandshaker Offline
LOL ........You mean I've been saying it wrong all this time and I live here! (face is beet red now) I don't have an Ambergris Dictionary.....but I pronounce it.......
"Amber--grease Key" Somebody please correct me if I am wrong. I'd hate to look like a fool......LOL

#22977 - 06/23/00 06:29 PM Re: How do I pronounce.....
stargazer Offline
ambergris (mber-grs, -grs) noun
A waxy, grayish substance formed in the intestines of sperm whales and found floating at sea or washed ashore. It is added to perfumes to slow down the rate of evaporation.

#22978 - 06/23/00 07:12 PM Re: How do I pronounce.....
Sandshaker Offline
LOL @ Stargazer......good job! Now we know the dictionary version. Can you translate all those marks? ^'^ :-) I never did learn how to dicifer them....LOL


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