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Jeopardy

Post by Tom Palven » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:01 pm

Jeopardy champion Jackie Fuchs was old-time rock 'n roller Jackie Fox:
https://www.jeopardy.com/contestant-zone
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackie_Fox
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Re: Jeopardy

Post by Gord » Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:41 pm

How does it get pronounced on Jeopardy?
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Re: Jeopardy

Post by Tom Palven » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:44 am

Gord wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:41 pm
How does it get pronounced on Jeopardy?

Fewkes:
https://www.jeopardy.com/jbuzz/contesta ... -rock-star

Btw, have you noticed that the Koch Bros. pronounce their name Coke,

Former NYC mayor Ed Koch pronouced it Kotch...

and Sam Adams Brewery owner Jim Koch pronounces it Cook?

Apparently none dare call themselves Cock.
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Re: Jeopardy

Post by TJrandom » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:22 am

It is cooch!

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Re: Jeopardy

Post by landrew » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:11 pm

I once lived in a community with a prominent business with "Koch" in the name. Even though the European pronunciation of the name is nearest to "Cock" the owner made it a point to call on all new arrivals to make sure they pronounced the name as "Cook."
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Re: Jeopardy

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:10 pm

In a vacuum, I think "coach" is the best fit. the "ch" is usually "soft."
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