how do you say this?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: how do you pronounce 'coupon'?
    coop-pon : (29 votes)
    51 %
    cue-pon : (21 votes)
    37 %
    i use both : (7 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
    3199 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @omglauren:  there’s another way. coop-un. i don’t use that but i’ve heard it many, many times. i think it’s a southern pronunciation.

    Post # 4
    903 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I say COO-pon.  I’ve heard CUE-pon and COOP’n, too.

    Post # 5
    2878 posts
    Sugar bee

    In french, ”ou” is a similar sound as ”oo”, not ”ew”. So cue-pon would be ‘wrong’, but I assume the people who correct you pronunce the ”n” at the end of the word, and that is incorrect in French, hehe.

    We all have regional accents. My FI is from another city in Québec and he doesn’t pronounce all words the same way I do. There are noticeable differences in our accents. So either way, cue-pon or coo-pon, I understand what you’re talking about and it’s not an issue. 😛

    Post # 6
    2661 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    @omglauren:  according to the dictionary, both are correct! I say cue-pon, though. Also…I totally knew what the question would be just by reading the title to the thread! lol

    Post # 7
    1327 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I say it closer to coo-pon.  Though now I’ve thought about it too much so the word just sounds weird any way 😛

    Post # 8
    10748 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Coo-pon. Sounds so wrong the other way. 

    Post # 9
    9526 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    My my mom used to pronounce it “cupin” as a joke!

    Post # 10
    2189 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2017

    Coo-pon or maybe a Que-pon.

    Post # 11
    1044 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Another vote for coo-pon, although I hear it many ways in my area. None of them sound weird to me.

    Post # 12
    435 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    I say coop on…like a chicken coop. haha


    Edit: typo. oops




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