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BonNEville 10 21.74%
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Old 04-22-2007, 10:57 PM   #11
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both, just depends on who I talk to
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BonNAville but i also like BonnEVIL. HAHAHA
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Old 04-22-2007, 11:19 PM   #13
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BonnIE-ville.

Call my crazy. Thats just how I read it.
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Old 04-22-2007, 11:28 PM   #14
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Old 04-23-2007, 12:12 AM   #15
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CRAP! I picked the wrong poll choice!
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Old 04-23-2007, 12:15 AM   #16
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My friends pronounce it "shave-o-matic" because they think my dying motor is funny. Which is fine, as long as it keeps running until I've got everything I need and some time.
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Old 04-23-2007, 12:50 AM   #17
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well youre having a hard time whit a french name bonneville in french is good town .i said it bonnville almost the same way we say it in french
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Old 04-23-2007, 02:28 AM   #18
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Gotta go with BonNEville, but it wouldn't be the first time I've been told us Canadians talk funny :P
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I can't vote because... Sometimes I say Bonnieville and other times BonnAville

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Old 04-23-2007, 01:01 PM   #20
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Bonneville is French for Good City

As always, when pronouncing Bonne in French the e is silent. Bonne and Bon mean the same thing yet one femniine and the other is masculine. Since both formats are single syllable, the masculine version puts the emphasis on the O whereas the feminine is on the NN.

So...there should be nothing between the nn and the ville, or Bonnville to the phonetically inclined

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