GUN So apparently the right way to pronounce "Koch" in H&K is "coke"?

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  1. Alphaeus

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    I knew that, and still say it like kotch, otherwise people don't know wtf I'm talking about. :rofl:
     
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    there's not really a sound in the english language for how to pronounce Koch. I just say Kotch.
     
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    I'd always said coke, and a year or so back had gone to that page and was glad to hear I was apparently saying it correctly.
     
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    Yeah, someone on subguns asked the same question.
     
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    "Atch and Kay" I always new cock wasn't the correct way to pronounce it and I felt weird saying it.
     
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    I just say H&K.
     
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    :werd: People know what Im talking about so it works for me.
     
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    A guy that use to work with me had a last name of Koch. And yes, people always pronounced it like "cock" but the true pronunciation was like "coke".
     
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    I was saying Kotch the whole time too. :hs:
     
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    Coke is the correct way, my dad used to have a partner who was German and his last name was "Koch"
     
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    On a related note Franchi (the shotgun company) is actually pronounced like "Frank-key". I've been saying Fran-chee for a long time :o
     
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    I thought it was fran-chee too :o
     
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    well good to know that for future reference. i'd hate to go to a gunshow where everyone knows the proper pronounciation and feel like an ass when i talk about their beloved gun as a phalis.
     
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    . :o
     
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    Who cares? Most americans say walther in a very un-german way too. ;)
     
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    A buddy of mine pronounces is "cock" as well. I'm constantly correcting him.
    Taking German in high school ftw.
     
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    It's pronounced "Fraun-key". Thats how their DVD catalog pronounced it.
     
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    The French are fags... don't take their advice on how to say their words. :mamoru:
     
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    I knew that but I just say "HK"
     
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    Franchi is Italian
     
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    Oh yeah. Duh. :uh:
     

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