[JPL] pronounciations, Bronx

Michelle Mobley michelle_mobley at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 18 15:39:19 EDT 2007


My friend who plays bassoon for the symphony and was raised there tells me
that, while it is referred to as "the Bronx", the name of the borough is just
plain "Bronx".  What a word!


--- Arturo <arturo893 at qwest.net> wrote:

> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Ron wrote <<< Didn't this thread start about a month or so ago?
> All this time I've been waiting for someone to bring up The Bronx...oh no,
> what have I done?  >>>
> 
> I'll make a quick comment and then get out of dodge and allow Bronxite Bobby
> Jax take over. Most of my relatives all lived in the Bronx from post WW2 til
> the early 80s when they moved to Florida. My father being an adventurer
> opted to move the family to So Cal after the Cuban Missle Crisis and Bay of
> Pigs realizing we were not returning to Cuba, anyhow every other summer I
> would spend it in the Bronx with my cousins. I have never heard any
> alternative pronunciation for the Bronx, heck even in Spanish my aunts,
> uncles and older cousins would call it El Bronx.
> 
> Arturo
> 
> 
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