I've always heard it pronounced con' yer, except for one lady I knew who
pronounced it ca noor'. She claimed to be a member of MENSA, if that means
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"She was not quite what I would call refined,
"She was not quite what I would call unrefined,
"She was the kind of person that keeps a parrot."
> Yes, the correct pronunciation is CONyer.
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> "We do not need this little bird as much as we need the qualities required
> to spare its life." (Deirdre Platt)
> > :Does it seem to anyone else that Conure should be pronounced
> > :CONyer rather than ConOOR?
> > It is pronouned CONyer (and in my neck of the backwood, also spelled
> > way!), isn't it?
> > I looked this up in my unabridged American Heritage Dictionary, but
> > "conure" was not listed. "Conurbation," to my amu***t, *is* in there,
> > but doesn't mean what it looks like.
> > -J.
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> > --Mike Brunker for MSNBC