Beware the awkward silent letters. ~ Bad Product Names

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Beware the awkward silent letters.


Fauxto name

How do you pronounce Fauxto?

fox-two? foe-two? Oh, it's just pronounced "photo".

While I'm pretty sure that the pronunciation of faux is well known (as in faux pas), it's that "to" sticking out at the end that will throw people off.


Tom Paine said...

This is a good post. It gives me the information I was in search of.


Trish said...

Yeh.. and then you have those who would view the "a" as silent, yet pronounce the rest.. fux-to...

dui attorney said...

My first guess was "fax toe". ???

testking RH202 said...

wow! thanks fnfo nya mas.
saya ijin bookmark situs ini.