polk audio..er...poLk audio?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by matthew_rm, Mar 26, 2002.

  1. matthew_rm

    matthew_rm Second Unit

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2001
    Messages:
    379
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have allways said polk audio like this: poke audio (no L?)

    Yet I know a guy you says the "L." I hope he is wrong, because the sounds SO stupid. If Im soposed to say the L, polk should change their name!
     
  2. John Royster

    John Royster Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2001
    Messages:
    1,088
    Likes Received:
    0
    yoke or yolk?

    foke or folk?

    poke or polk?

    I have honestly never heard them pronounced "poke". Go figure.
     
  3. Chuck C

    Chuck C Cinematographer

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2001
    Messages:
    2,224
    Likes Received:
    1
    polk with the L for me.
     
  4. Matt Stone

    Matt Stone Lead Actor

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2000
    Messages:
    9,063
    Likes Received:
    1
    I've also never heard anyone say "Poke" ... only "PoLK".
     
  5. John Garcia

    John Garcia Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 1999
    Messages:
    11,571
    Likes Received:
    24
    Location:
    NorCal
    Real Name:
    John
    POKE Audio! LMAO
     
  6. Bob_A

    Bob_A Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2000
    Messages:
    876
    Likes Received:
    0
    How about this one:
    pOlk audio [​IMG]
     
  7. John Garcia

    John Garcia Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 1999
    Messages:
    11,571
    Likes Received:
    24
    Location:
    NorCal
    Real Name:
    John
     
  8. Keith Mickunas

    Keith Mickunas Cinematographer

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 1998
    Messages:
    2,041
    Likes Received:
    0
    I've always heard it pronounced with the L. Why wouldn't it be? What's so bad about it? Would you prefer that Matthew Polk change his company name to Matthew Audio or something? And would you insist on pronouncing that ma-hew?
     
  9. John Garcia

    John Garcia Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 1999
    Messages:
    11,571
    Likes Received:
    24
    Location:
    NorCal
    Real Name:
    John
    How do you pronounce BOSE? [​IMG]
     
  10. Adil M

    Adil M Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2001
    Messages:
    922
    Likes Received:
    0
    Make sure when you prounounce BOSE to leave out the highs and lows.

    *This name and it's letters are patented. In fact all letters and even words are patented by Bose.
     
  11. matthew_rm

    matthew_rm Second Unit

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2001
    Messages:
    379
    Likes Received:
    0
    mmm...thanks guys. I think. Po "L" k it is!:b

    Some people dont know how to say Paradigm. laugh at them to!
     
  12. John Royster

    John Royster Screenwriter

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2001
    Messages:
    1,088
    Likes Received:
    0
    Para-digem. Like that guy in the "think outside the box...you gotta change the para-digem.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. John Garcia

    John Garcia Executive Producer

    Joined:
    Jun 24, 1999
    Messages:
    11,571
    Likes Received:
    24
    Location:
    NorCal
    Real Name:
    John
     
  14. Bob_A

    Bob_A Supporting Actor

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2000
    Messages:
    876
    Likes Received:
    0
    LOL Brett, French huh? And Adil, thanks for the pronounciation tip. LMAO [​IMG]
     
  15. MikeKaz

    MikeKaz Stunt Coordinator

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2001
    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    0
    no no- matthew has a perfectly valid point. I've been pronouncing JBL simply JB for years. doesnt everyone? i mean, that L at the end is silent right? right?
     
  16. Dan Lindley

    Dan Lindley Second Unit

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2000
    Messages:
    396
    Likes Received:
    0
    "yoke or yolk?

    foke or folk?

    poke or polk?

    I have honestly never heard them pronounced "poke". Go figure."

    very seriously, I pronounce these all the same. And I own all pokes, inc monitor 10s, except sub woof. Polk is Poke, for me.

    dan

    puhlk, is that how you "l" folks pronounce it?

    ok, here from American Heritage Dict: yoke (y½k) n.

    and: yolk (y½k) n. didn't copy well, but pronunciation is the same. "yok" with some accent over the "o".

    heck, ask the guy....
     
  17. matthew_rm

    matthew_rm Second Unit

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2001
    Messages:
    379
    Likes Received:
    0
    Mabey someone should email Polk..er.. POKE? And ask them!
     
  18. Mike Veroukis

    Mike Veroukis Second Unit

    Joined:
    May 8, 2001
    Messages:
    455
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Canada
    Real Name:
    Michael
     

Share This Page