I know how to pronouce "Doc"

Bruce Bears bearszac@EARTHLINK.NET
Thu Sep 30 11:59:16 EDT 2010


pom: palm w/ a silent L (as in french fries/frits)... , us. That's the way
Duke says it, and they wrote together back in the day.
Bruce

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From: "P.W. Fenton" <pwfenton@RADIOFREERADIO.ORG>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2010 11:28 AM
To: <BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM>
Subject: Re: I know how to pronouce "Doc"

> On Sep 30, 2010, at 11:19, jinxblues@aol.com wrote:
>
>>
>> ...it's the Pomus that's giving me trouble.  I've always pronounced it
>> PAHH -
>> MUSS.  But I've just heard somebody pronounce it POH - MUSS.
>>
>> Anyone here know for sure?
>>
>> ------------
>>
>> It rhymes with "Bomb us."
>
> Thanks.  That's what I thought.  It was just odd to recently hear a
> popular American musician, Ben Folds, pronounce it like poe muss.
> Naturally, being a pillar of bold confidence, I then began to doubt my
> long held belief.
>
> P.W. Fenton
> Hudson, FL
> 2003 KBA winner
> http://BluesLand.Net
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