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View Poll Results: Which best describes how you pronounce "Pecan"?
puh-Kahn 36 34.29%
Puh-kahn 10 9.52%
Pee-can 15 14.29%
pee-Can 8 7.62%
Pee-kahn 33 31.43%
Other (describe as you can) 3 2.86%
I don't know what they are! 0 0%
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Old 11-30-2009, 05:35 AM
 
Location: USA
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PuhKAHN, CARAml, AHmish (say ah). There
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:07 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
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I say Puh-KAHN for pecan.

I say CARE-mul for caramel although CAR-mul is probably more common in my area.
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Old 11-30-2009, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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I agree with you on this one. People (that I've been around) who say supper are usually old or trying to sound like a sophisticate.
"Supper" is the norm down here among all ages.
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Old 11-30-2009, 07:54 PM
 
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pih-KAHN.
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Old 11-30-2009, 08:22 PM
 
Location: OKIE-Ville
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I say Puh-KAHN for pecan.

I say CARE-mul for caramel although CAR-mul is probably more common in my area.
True story here.
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Old 12-01-2009, 08:35 AM
 
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Pea-Can. Otherwise it sounds like you are trying to sound British.
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