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Posted by Irene Field 
January 25, 2005 10:07PM
excuse my ignorance here, but better to ask and be thought ignorant, then keep quiet and confirm you are ignorant... anyway, how do you correctly pronounce canapes - is it can-a-pays???? Through work I am selling wedding packages which includes canapes for the wedding couple, and I always stumble over the pronunciation.
can my fellow foodies help me please ?:-(
Re: Canapes
January 26, 2005 12:01AM
:/Well...that's how I was told it is pronounced !
Anyone else?
Re: Canapes
January 26, 2005 12:33AM
You got it Irene. The "e" at the end has an "acute" (') above it to indicate the quality or length of its sound, as in cafe'
Re: Canapes
January 26, 2005 01:17AM
touche !! or should I say I ate a canape at a cafe, touche !!!

seriously, thanks guys for your help, much appreciated - I HATE mispronunciation of words smiling smiley
Re: Canapes
January 26, 2005 01:28AM
French word Irene - canapé - as in my own name - Renée (which also is French)!!

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