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Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:14 pm

One of my references has a weird last name (and he pronounces it in a way that you would never guess). Would it be a good idea to put the pronunciation of his name on the sheet to prevent confusion?

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby RodneyRuxin » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:19 pm

Sure.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:21 pm

No.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:14 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:No.


Why not?

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby rinkrat19 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:No.


Why not?

Because it'd look dumb on your references list.

Your reference guy is a professional. He knows that people get his name wrong all the time. If he can't handle that, it's not your problem.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:18 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
rinkrat19 wrote:No.


Why not?

Because it'd look dumb on your references list.

Your reference guy is a professional. He knows that people get his name wrong all the time. If he can't handle that, it's not your problem.


I was thinking of it more for the sake of the people calling. It's one of those names with too many consonants that you have to kind of think "how am I going going to say this." But he says it in a way simpler way. Perhaps you're right, it doesn't look very clean.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby JamMasterJ » Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:50 pm

rinkrat19 wrote:No.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Redamon1 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:46 pm

RodneyRuxin wrote:Sure.

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Borhas » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:56 pm

Redamon1 wrote:
RodneyRuxin wrote:Sure.


of course it's fine
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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Panth8080 » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:06 pm

Encyclopedia is really pronounced en-sike-lo-PAY-dee-ah!

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Re: Pronunciation on Reference Sheet?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:10 pm

It's fine. I have names on my reference list that are hard to pronounce too. Never been a problem for me. A lot of times, people just receive email reference requests, too.



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