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    By bryan boyer
    Mar 12, '06 11:59 AM EST

    How many ways can you pronounce "facade" in English? There's the standard way of saying it with the middle "ca" pronounced as "saw." Another typical way of saying it comes from native Spanish speakers who say "fuh-chad." The other day I added a new one to my collection: "fuh-sad". The speaker was Quebecois. Heard any others?


    • Christopher Daniel


      That's roughly how we say it here in the UK. Roughly the same as "fuh-sad", I suppose.

      When spelt properly (i.e. with the right keyboard) theres a cedilla (sp?) under the c. It's a French word, so pronounce it like you're speaking French, I suppose? Then again, there are so many ways to speak French...

      Mar 12, 06 1:25 pm  · 

      fah-shaad...but hey I went to school in Jamaica and we've spliced English just right, fah-shure!

      Mar 12, 06 10:35 pm  · 

      Uh, guys, it's French. I think the proper pronunciation is fuh-kah-day.

      Mar 12, 06 11:21 pm  · 
      bryan boyer

      It's not about proper, 765, it's about the 'chad!

      Mar 12, 06 11:22 pm  · 

      I like 'wall,' 'front part,' 'door holder,' or 'part you see when you are like looking at it from the ground.'

      Mar 13, 06 10:34 am  · 

      or place where you can go a bit crazy and have randomly placed windows if you're designing a shopping centre, but don't touch the interiors of the letting agent is going to go crazy.

      Mar 13, 06 12:39 pm  · 
      Christopher Daniel

      Sad but so true, Mr Bigness. So, so true...

      Mar 13, 06 12:52 pm  · 

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