[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] Kibosh

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Sep 13 09:57:32 EDT 2016


I have heard KEE-bosh.



> On Sep 13, 2016, at 4:58 AM, David Daniel <dad at COARSECOURSES.COM> wrote:
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> So, today's WOTD from Merriam-Webster is kibosh. They claim it's pronounced
> KAHY-bosh, which freaked me out. So I checked Oxford - KAHY-bosh - and
> Dictionary.com - KAHY-bosh - though they do acknowledge ki-BOSH also, which
> is the point. I have said ki-BOSH all my life and have been racking my brain
> to remember if I have ever heard anyone say KAHY-bosh in all my years. Nope,
> can't think of a sole soul. Anyone out there say KAHY-bosh instead of
> ki-BOSH? The rain put the KAHY-bosh on our picnic? No! The rain put the
> ki-BOSH on our picnic. Yes?
> DAD
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