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How do you pronounce Diageo?

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How do you pronounce Diageo?

Postby ScotchPalate » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:42 pm

How do you pronounce Diageo?
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Postby les taylor » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:51 pm

d-ag-e-o

I think.




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Postby jimidrammer » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:58 pm

Di-a-ji-o, I think. The G is soft if the people I've heard it from are correct. :roll:
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Jan 12, 2007 12:53 am

I've always heard dee AH jee oh.
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Postby Admiral » Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:06 am

Yes, Mr T's offering is the correct one.

I know several people who work for Diageo here in Oz, and they all pronounce it Dee-Ah-gee-oh, but it's important to note that the the 'gee' is soft, not hard.
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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:34 am

I think everyone above has it right--Mr Picky just makes me spell better phonetically. That's spell.
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Postby peterekstrom » Mon Jan 15, 2007 8:29 am

"The neutral-sounding and fairly meaningless name ‘Diageo PLC’ was chosen. Diageo explains this name as follows: 'the name "Diageo" combines the Latin word for "day" and the Greek word for "earth". Together, the two words mean celebrating life every day, everywhere.’14 This is captured in another of its catchphrases, 'every day, everywhere, people are enjoying our brands."

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