Re: [CR]British pronunciation query

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Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:53:42 -0400
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From: "John Betmanis" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]British pronunciation query
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At 08:36 PM 19/03/2008 -0400, David Bean wrote:
>Are "tubs" (tubular tyres) pronounced "tubbs" or "toobs?"

"Tubs". And tubulars mounted on tubular rims are "sprints and tubs", the rims being called sprint rims. And if you're going to talk about tubs you don't want anyone to hear you say "Campy" because it's "Campag".

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario