consult = 'consultation'

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Jun 6 02:51:59 UTC 2014

On Jun 5, 2014, at 7:46 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:

> At 6/5/2014 09:10 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
>> The staff at my health-care provider's in Boston pronounce this as
>> "c'n-SULT," whether used as noun or as verb. AFAIK, it's pronounced
>> "CON-sult," as I would expect, everywhere else, even elsewhere in greater
>> Boston.
> I can speak for somewhere else in Boston, where it's
> "CON-sult".  Moi.  But then again, I learned to speak in NYC.  As for
> hearing, if I had heard "c'n-SULT", I would have noticed.
> Joel

I'm pretty sure I agree with WG's health care providers. I pronounce it like Emma does at but use "consultation" as the noun form.

Wikipedia has both for the noun (, but only c'nSULT for the verb. BB

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