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OfflineZmann
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pro-nun-see-aay-shun
    #443725 - 10/31/01 10:33 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Mycelium
Psilocin
Psilocybyn

How in jehova do you pronounce these? I've heard these pronounced all sorts of ways and I just wanted to get an official pronunciation from ya'll. Thanx!


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InvisibleKid
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Re: pro-nun-see-aay-shun [Re: Zmann]
    #443747 - 10/31/01 10:58 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

my-sell-eee-um
sigh-low-sin
sigh-low-sibe-in


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Offlineoptikal_trip
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Re: pro-nun-see-aay-shun [Re: Kid]
    #444816 - 11/02/01 02:04 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

I once heard Terrance McKenna say it like:
sil-o-sibe-in


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They chopped her goddam head off right there in the parking lot. Then they cut all kinds of holes in her head and sucked the blood out. I think they were after the pineal gland.


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InvisiblePynchon
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Re: pro-nun-see-aay-shun [Re: Zmann]
    #445222 - 11/02/01 09:14 PM (22 years, 3 months ago)

Most people say: sil-o-sigh-bin
Also common: sigh-lo-sigh-bin, sigh-lo-sib-in (less common)
Hard to take into account differences in regional accent, so any of those is "correct" -- or at least, no one will care if it isn't...

Proper latin for psilocybe would probably be "sil-os-uh-bee" (like "philosophy") but if you say that you'll look like a smart prick.

Now if I could just work out how to say "ololiuqui"...


Edited by Pynchon (11/03/01 03:16 AM)


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