Entries Beginning with B
Exactly as it appears
pronounced as BAH-sha
I used to think that Basia's name pronounced "BAY-zha"; 18 years later when I watched the "Time and Tide" video on YouTube, she said "BAH-sha."
Group named after the famous prison in France
pronounced as BAWN-o
U2's frontman. He pronounces the first "o" with a short sound, whereas Sonny Bono said it with a long sound (BONE-o). Go figure.
Not Bee-five-twos; the number 52 is read like it normally would be.
Her surname rhymes with "holes"
Easy enough, but so many people get it wrong
The last name has only one L.
They were a Christian alternative rock band in the 90s. They changed their name to Model Engine in 1997 and broke up 3 years later. The title is in reference to the seven sons of Sceva mentioned in the book of Acts of the Bible.
Ex-iron Maiden frontman.
The 'G' has a hard sound. (Not a soft sound, like a 'j')
Personally I like bon, as in bon-bon, eye-vur. Oh well :)
The name/word "Bourgeois" is of French origin.
Bow as in taking a bow (or the front end of a ship), not the kind you wear in your hair.
They use the Roman numeral for 2.
This is the pronunciation I've heard. I'm surprised it's not pronounced "Boor-ZHWAH", which is French.
Best known for his 1962 hit "Hey Baby."
Pronounced like Coburn, as in actor James Coburn.
Yeah. I used to pronounce it like "bay-hay-moth"
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