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Mason's Pronuciation

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Is the pronunciation Italian - short A, long O

or

English - Long A, short O.
post #2 of 8
If you mean the shirtings company, the pronounciation is English. The company used to be English, but has since been aquired by the Italians.
post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
Grazie mille.
post #4 of 8
If you will indulge a small-city hick from the South - how are Kiton, Canali, and Brioni pronounced?
post #5 of 8
KEET-un, cuh-NAH-lee, bree-OWN-ee
post #6 of 8
Thanks, I was luckily two for three. "Keaton" I would have never gotten.
post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by FLMountainMan
Thanks, I was luckily two for three. "Keaton" I would have never gotten.
Unfortunately, it's all academic for me... I doubt I'll ever be buying any anywhere but ebay or a thrift store if I'm lucky.
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Originally Posted by FLMountainMan
If you will indulge a small-city hick from the South - how are Kiton, Canali, and Brioni pronounced?
There seem to be a lot of opinions about how names ARE pronounced and how they SHOULD be pronounced...
http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...ronounce+kiton
http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...nciation+guide
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