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Speaker on thought for the day this morning pronounces it thus. Really?
I've always said 'poynyant' and thought that was how everyone said it...will be if I'm wrong as I'm an English teacher!
No, surely not! Poy-nyant.
I didn't hear that - how odd! Definitely wrong, just looked it up
No, really not! You'd have thought a Rev would have got it right, 'poignant' is one of those words heard far more often from the pulpit than real life, isn't it?
YABU Tis definitely poynyant. Speaker should be shot. I suggest a strongly worded letter.
Oh dear, poor old rev. There's considerable extra effort in pronouncing the 'g'.
I cringed a bit.
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