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How do you pronounce Rio Grande?

Last post Aug 07, 2004 11:40 AM by Mama_of_4_beauties . 11 replies.


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  • How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    I pronounce it Re-oh Grawn-day but locals here pronounce it Rye-o Grand.

    What about you?
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    Rebecca

  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    Same as you.
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    I pronounce it Reoh grand. I've never heard it pronounced any other way.
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    Same as you.
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    Reeoh Grahnday is the Spanish pronunciation. Many people Americanize it to Reeoh Grand.

    I've never heard of Rye-oh.
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    I say it the way you do.
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    Thanks Mai... I knew there was a better way to spell my pronunciation I was trying to get across, lol.
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    Rebecca

  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    same as you...also there is a town in Idaho...Le Grande...and I pronounce grande with the E....but they don't....
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    It's not how you start, it's how you end....so end strong!!

    Walk yourself strong!!

  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    I have always known to say it as you do too :)

    See..we're not weird!!
    LOL
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    You're saying it right, hon!

    Rio Grande - Big River.

    Marty

    PS - Hi my Penny!!!!!
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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    it depends if you are talking about the town in Ohio - then it is rye-o gran

    anyother would be re-oh grawnday!

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  • RE: How do you pronounce Rio Grande?
    MARTY!!!!

    *jumping up and down waving*

    HI MY MARTY......HI "SISTA"

    How are YOU???? It's been SOOOOOO long!!

    I miss ya!

    *LOUD HAPPY SIGH*......you like me.....you really like me!!

    ROFL!!

    Yep, i'm as KOOKY as ever!!

    I sure do hope you are well!!

    love ya
    xoxo
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