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Thread #145759   Message #3379229
Posted By: GUEST,sciencegeek
20-Jul-12 - 12:49 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Ballad of the Bolivar (Kipling)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ballad of the Bolivar (Kipling)
(It should be noted that the pronunciation stress is on the second syllable, Bo liv' ar, but how an English sailor would pronounce it...

I suspect much the same way that the residents of western New York do... "baa' li ver" ... of course, they are the same folks that manage to add the invisible "r" in Wa"r"shington. LOL