How do you pronounce "Derby"? The dictionary.com site lists two pronunciations -- dûr be, which you hear in the United States, and där be, which is British. But there are probably lots of other ways that the Derby community pronounces it. If you would like to participate in an experiment, record the following paragraph:

Derby. Apache Derby.

After you record it, add the audio file to the table below along with information about the region you originally come from. For example, although Jean Anderson is now a United States/Southern California resident, Jean originally came from the United States/Midwest region.

Name

Country

Region

Audio File

Jean Anderson

United States

Midwest (Minnesota)

jta_derby.wav

Brian Bonner

United States

Northeast (Endicott, NY)

bkb_derby.wav

Tomohito Nakayama

Japan

Central (Aichi-ken)

tmnk_derby.wav

Todmund Cole

United States

Southwest (Los Angeles)

cal_derby.wav

DerbyPronunciation (last edited 2012-01-18 12:28:31 by Eduard Gizatullin)