Do you know the way to say Vueling?

Old Nov 9, 12, 8:45 am
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Do you know the way to say Vueling?

More of an IAG than BA topic, but amusing me nonetheless. Today in rapid succession various BBC announcers have referred to "Vwayling", "Voling", "Vooling" and my favorite "Verling." Is Vueling the carrier that dare not have its name pronounced the same way twice?
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Old Nov 9, 12, 8:54 am
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My name is Ling. Vue Ling
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Old Nov 9, 12, 9:11 am
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I'd say Welling is quite close.

Mix in a bit of a b, h and v sound with the w and I think you've got it.

That's going on WW's pronunciation anyway.

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Old Nov 9, 12, 9:19 am
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If Avios == Adios
then
Vueling == Dueling
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Old Nov 9, 12, 10:57 am
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Vueling as in dueling as mentioned just above is how they pronounce their own r/t callsign.
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Old Nov 9, 12, 11:01 am
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http://translate.google.com/#auto/en/Vueling

Then press the speech icon.
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Old Nov 9, 12, 11:37 am
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Originally Posted by origin View Post
Voiling? Oh, well, it's their language, so I guess they know!

I always rhymed with "fuelling", so every day on FT is another school day.
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Old Nov 9, 12, 11:49 am
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Originally Posted by origin View Post
Personally I've always said the start as per the spanish voice on the left, but the end as per the british voice on the right.
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Old Nov 9, 12, 1:36 pm
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Originally Posted by origin View Post
That's hilarious, thank you. I'm heretofore employing the official Teutonic iteration:

http://translate.google.com/?hl=en#de/en/vueling
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The ATC callsign is pronounced "Vyooling".
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Old Nov 9, 12, 1:54 pm
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Originally Posted by JFKSYD2004 View Post
That's hilarious, thank you. I'm heretofore employing the official Teutonic iteration:

http://translate.google.com/?hl=en#de/en/vueling
No, I prefer origin's version. She sounds acceptable.
JFKSYD2004's version sounds like a "Whip-Mistress" - not that I would know anything about that.
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Old Nov 9, 12, 1:56 pm
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That's the kind of thing I was trying to convey.
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Originally Posted by destere View Post
That's the kind of thing I was trying to convey.
You mean "Sexy, in a deep voice, with a hint of warm moist lips and hidden treasures to be revealed?"
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The pronunciation in Spanish is actually BWEH-ling. I suppose in English you ought to replace the B with a V sound, like when you pronounce other Spanish words beginning with V (e.g. Valencia).
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Old Nov 10, 12, 6:14 pm
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Vueling like fueling (agreeing with T8191 above )or more appropriate for aircraft - refueling...... so a rebranded Vueling might be named Revueling.

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