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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 06:57 AM
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I guess I'm the loser that still pronounces it Bey-tah. Hard habit to break, especially with my southern drawl.
Sometimes it's just easier to say Bey-tah since no one know what kind of fish a Bet-ah is. Last resort is Siamese Fighting Fish.

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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 07:06 AM
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I pronounce it Betta (or siamese fighting fish to people who don't know what a betta fish is). Also the incentive to call them betta is becasue my boyfriends uncle is called "Beta" lol
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That's true, Romad. I guess I should start calling them Siamese Fighting Fish, but that's such a mouthful!
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I also say Siamese fighting fish for those who may not know what a betta is. lol
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