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Shee'vus? Ch as Sh?

Postby nebula21 » Fri Mar 23, 2007 2:57 pm

hi all

my question is very simple.

what is the Pronunciation of "Chivas Regal"?

thank you
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Postby les taylor » Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:54 pm

In these here parts we pronounce it Chivas Regal.

Hope that helps.

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Mar 23, 2007 5:06 pm

I personally tend towards a French style pronunciation, as in Sheevas Regal.

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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Mar 23, 2007 7:15 pm

in yorkshire its

chivers regal mate


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Postby Deactivated Member » Fri Mar 23, 2007 9:01 pm

Ash,
I'm (an exiled) Yorkshireman and I think you may be just slightly mistaken, as I believe it would be more like:

'ey up luv, 'l'av one o' them Chivvers tha's got there.

Followed shortly by: "aye, reeeet grand tha knose"

:lol:
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Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:44 am

Have always heard this pronounced with ch as in cheese, i as in live, accent on first syllable.
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Postby The Fachan » Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:28 am

For me the pronunciation would probaly be Shivas Regal.
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Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:47 am

Shhhh.......... whisky sleeping!
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Postby Deactivated Member » Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:26 pm

Malt-Teaser wrote:Ash,
I'm (an exiled) Yorkshireman and I think you may be just slightly mistaken, as I believe it would be more like:

'ey up luv, 'l'av one o' them Chivvers tha's got there.

Followed shortly by: "aye, reeeet grand tha knose"

:lol:


aye lad tha's spot on wi that


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Postby Scottie » Tue Mar 27, 2007 12:46 pm

As far as I'm concerned, The Fachan is the only one to get it right.
However, in the deep south of Scotland, Chivas' own employees might call it Shee-vas.
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Postby Iain » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:32 pm

I know quite a few Chivas employees in the south, and they're all for the Fachan way.

I have heard some Americans talk of Sheevas Ree-gal, with the second word pronounced in the way John Travolta pronounces a French "Royale" with cheese in the film Pulp Fiction.
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Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:10 pm

I would go for the Shiv-ass one myself and regal as is it's supposed to be.
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Postby Ize » Wed Mar 28, 2007 3:38 pm

I call it shivers recall ...
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Postby bamber » Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:06 pm

shee-vas ree-gall (rhymes with recall), but I's posh innit.
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Postby les taylor » Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:10 pm

All joking aside I believe it be be pronounced Shivers Regal.


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