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Old 06-14-2013, 04:11 PM   #1
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A question on pronounciation

Do you say KI.lo.me.ter or ki.LOM.e.ter ?

And where are you from?

Just curious
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Old 06-14-2013, 08:19 PM   #2
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I doubt you'll get any consesus.

Kilo meter
kilo gram

etc

There was an attempt in Canada to go metric but due the influence of our southern neighbours (our biggest trading partner) who refuse to do so the attempt turned into a mess. But along with that there was an attempt to get people to say KILO meter instead of kiLOmeter. Its a meter and there is a KILO of them. or centi ..... etc etc
The saying it turned into a mess too along with the spelling which is quite often "metre" wtf!!!
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:45 PM   #3
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KIlo MEter
At least in the Netherlands. The kiLOmeter is rather an Angel-Saxon pronunciation.
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Old 06-15-2013, 07:02 AM   #4
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K's or Klicks, but usually I just say 'miles'!
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Old 06-15-2013, 09:28 AM   #5
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Klom it rrs.

But I was dragged up, so don't take my pronunciation as anything but slang

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Old 06-25-2013, 04:40 AM   #6
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In Italy is "Chilometri" (pronounce: Kee-Lò-meh-tree)
so to me it's ki.LOM.e.ter...
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