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How do you pronounce Roosevelt Avenue?

First syllable rhymes with "rose"
12 (63.2%)
First syllable rhymes with "ruse"
7 (36.8%)

Total Members Voted: 19

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Offline Palermo

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How do you pronounce Roosevelt Avenue?
« on: April 18, 2017, 07:25:52 PM »
Wanted to know how people pronounce the Roosevelt in Roosevelt Avenue. 

Offline jeanette

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Re: How do you pronounce Roosevelt Avenue?
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 07:48:30 PM »
Wanted to know how people pronounce the Roosevelt in Roosevelt Avenue.

I used to work for the family. I have pronounced it both ways so many times that I actually, honestly, forgot the correct pronunciation, but best I can recall the Roosevelts pronounced it Rose-a-velt.

Offline fivestarbkg

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Re: How do you pronounce Roosevelt Avenue?
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2017, 09:05:00 PM »
roh-za-velt
like the president


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Re: How do you pronounce Roosevelt Avenue?
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