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Re: Pro's & Kin's

On Thu, 16 Oct 2003, SteveOrdinetz wrote:

> Dan Billings wrote:
> >Then there are ads voiced by out of state talent.
> Yeah, just try and get people from "away" to pronounce "Concord" the New 
> England way.  Even including a phonetic doesn't help...you get all sorts of 
> weird pronunciations.  This seems equally true for "big time" voice talent 
> as well as Joe's Voiceovers, Inc.

Yeah, those Concords can be tricky. Martin Sheen, portraying the President
on the West Wing (and former Governor of New Hampshire) pronounced the
capital of New Hampshire "Kon-Kord".

Never mind those risque Chrysler Concorde ads a few years ago.