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How do you say "d Uccle"?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fleenorfarmmom, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. fleenorfarmmom

    fleenorfarmmom In the Brooder

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    We have a couple Mille Fleurs and have seen
    "d Uccle" in print but haven't heard it pronounced. A little help from you experts, please.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2008
  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    I believe it is pronounced "du clay"
     
  3. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    Maryland
    Quote:That's how I say it, but I'm going off of several years of studying French, not any knowledge of the breed itself (I have none. [​IMG]).
     
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  4. injunjoe

    injunjoe Songster

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    What a great question, Thank you!
     
  5. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I head it pronounced duckle once but I don't think thats right. [​IMG]
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    Quote:No, that is how it's pronounced-with a long U.
     
  7. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

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    I always say it like da oo sl
     
  8. I've heard it as 'du clay' also.
     
  9. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I am so glad you asked this!! I have always said it like "Dee- Ukkle" LOL
    It would be nice to know the right way to say it!!!
     
  10. cyanne

    cyanne Songster

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    We had the same question for a long time...we bought a chick from the mystery bantam bin at the feed store that turned out to be a self-blue d'Uccle. Since we didn't know how to pronounce it, we would jokingly call him the "duckle" all the time (we knew that was wrong, but it sounded so funny).

    Well, we know how it's pronounced now, but unfortunately the name has stuck and I now have a *dew clay* called duckle!
     

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