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SAM-MUN or SAL-MON...How do you pronounce Salmon?
Random & Fun / 5:07 PM - Friday August 21, 2009

SAM-MUN or SAL-MON...How do you pronounce Salmon?

I always have a hard time. I pronounce it Sam-mun. But I hear alot of people saying it with the "L". What is the right way?

- Asked by daysimay, Female, 29-35, Other Profession

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Sa-mon. i just drop the L. most people do

- Response by candygirl2178, Female, 26-28

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The "L" is silent. Isn't English wonderful???

- Response by nytewulf, A Guy Critical, Male, 29-35, Who Cares?

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salm·on (sam'?n) or [sam-uhn]

the "L" is silent.

The only time I've heard it pronounced with the "L" is when the word is someone's proper name.

- Response by msadvise, Female, 46-55, Transportation

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Sam-un...... The L is silent

- Response by singledad281, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 46-55, Houston, Hospitality

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I do not pronouce the L when I say salmon.

- Response by utahmom, Female, 56-65, Managerial

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- Response by alex86, Female, 29-35

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I say sammun. Not sure which one is correct.

- Response by dreamdancer, Female, 36-45, Houston, Other Profession

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I say sam-mon. But as long as the fish monger or seafood restaurant waiter understands me....who cares?. lol

- Response by drumboi2, A Guy Critical, Male, 56-65

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Not sure as it depends on your local accent. Kind of a tomato question really. I'll admit I repeated salmon outloud several times and discovered I don't pronounce the L if that means anything.

- Response by kronostar, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 29-35, Calgary, Financial / Banking

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