Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 19:17:13 +0200 From: "Manna" <manna74nospamline.de> Subject: Re: How do you pronounce Saab?
"Johannes" <johsnospam-not-sizefitter.com> wrote in message news:43392567.23C4DAC8nospam-not-sizefitter.com... > > > MH wrote: >> >> troll > > A reasonable question. In Danish language, the 'aa' is often used as > a substitute for the letter Â (if you don't have the Â key). This > would suggest SÂb, but that is of course completely wrong. Well, if looked at the actual abbreviation that SAAB stands for: Svneska Aeroplan AktieBolag (roughly Swedish Aeroplane Limited) the both a's should be pronounciated as one long a. Phonetically written sahb.