Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Metallkasten, Jun 23, 2003.

  1. Metallkasten

    Metallkasten Guest

    Jul 25, 2002
    Charlotte, NC
    How is that pronounced?
  2. unharmed

    unharmed Iron Fishes

    May 19, 2003
    London, England
    I would suggest a-gwi-LAR
  3. Since I talk to them almost daily, and have met Alex Aguilar in his shop: This is the correct way to say it.
  4. unharmed

    unharmed Iron Fishes

    May 19, 2003
    London, England
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Nope. I say "aggilar", and so should you.
  6. Sorry Munji, this time ya's rong.


    It's Alex's name, he gets to decide how to pronounce it!

  7. Nope not me!


    But I am saving the website, I dig it!

    The video store quote is from the movie "Clerks"....inside joke with pmkelly and myself (we work at "competing" music stores...kinda).
  8. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    down here in san antonio, we would pronounce it with a spanish accent. i don't know if alex is spanish, mexican, puerto rican, etc.

    I just got back from Miami and i noticed that the different latino cultures pronounce some words differently - it was really cool checking that out.

    as to alex, i pronounce it:

    ah-gi-lar ("gi" as in geezer; single roll the "r" in "lar")

    most aguilar's in these parts are mexican.

    my problem is when people mispronounce my name, Carlos Adriel Alvarez

    sometimes i just want to slap the #$it out of some people for not saying it correctly, but what gets me is when a Latino/a can't even pronounce it.

    ok - i'm done with my rant. ;)
  9. Actually, the first time I saw "Aguilar", my instinct was to pronounce it "A-gi-yar"...

    ...must be some flashback from living in Seville...