How do you say this....

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  1. Gwendolyn

    Gwendolyn Domestic Diva

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    would it be:

    Boer = Bower

    Boer = Booer

    Boer = Boar

    I gotta tell ya, I attended a meat goat marketing and production meeting and I STILL couldn't understand how to pronounce this. :eek: Thanks, Gwendolyn :eek:
     
  2. Laura Workman

    Laura Workman (formerly Laura Jensen) Supporter

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    Around here, it's said like "bore," but longer, almost like two syllables. ("Bo" as in "bo-didly" and "er" like usual. "Bo-er."
     

  3. Dee

    Dee Well-Known Member

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    hum, we say it like "bore-er" here in New Jersey. Then again, I got laughed at when I said radiator and chocolate in Colorado and Virginia.
     
  4. Sondra Peterson

    Sondra Peterson Well-Known Member

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    Well down here in TX we say it BORRR -er I think but you know rather slow :haha:
     
  5. DayBird

    DayBird Big Bird

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    Most people here in Central Alabama say it with two distinct syllables. You know, either really, really, really, really slow or very-fast. Either way, it's like:

    Bow-er - n. one who bows (like grow-er - n. one who grows)
     
  6. Tango

    Tango Well-Known Member

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    In all my conversations it sounds just like Boar. I'm surprised to see the variations - maybe due to regional speech variations?
     
  7. Milking Mom

    Milking Mom COTTON EYED DOES

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    I say it like "bore" Like you are going to bore a hole in a piece of wood.
    I didn't know there were so many different pronounciations. :)
     
  8. Gwendolyn

    Gwendolyn Domestic Diva

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    Well, from the responses...I'd say I could pronounce it "all" of the above and in some area or region be correct :haha: . So I'm not gonna worry about it. :rolleyes: Thanks for all the response. Gwendolyn
     
  9. big rockpile

    big rockpile If I need a Shelter

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    How about Old Red Head Goat? :haha:

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  10. SherrieC

    SherrieC Well-Known Member

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    Here in Indiana we say( Boy -yere) But quick boyer