Bono or Bono

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Bono or Bono
« on: December 01, 2017, 06:45:10 PM »
Do you pronounce our Showman as Bo-no or Bon-no. I say Bo-no (as in french 'beau'). I think I'm doing it wrong. How do you pronounce his name?
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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2017, 06:58:37 PM »
Bon-no. You are not the first to make this mistake!

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2017, 09:19:15 AM »
As a kid I used to call him BO-no


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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2017, 09:56:47 AM »
The woman that I took to the JT30 kept saying it the wrong way...I mentioned it once, and then just let it go...

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2017, 10:07:56 AM »
In Belgium everybody is saying it wrong. Even on the news they don’t pronounce it correct.

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2017, 10:09:52 AM »
I wonder if Sonny Bono had the same problem?

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2017, 04:17:40 PM »
Bon.
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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2017, 04:26:05 PM »
I wonder if Sonny Bono had the same problem?
there's funny story than Bono tells of meeting Sonny Bono in an elevator and they didn't say a word to eachother and Bono didn't think SB knew who he was, and as SB was exiting he turned around and said 'It's pronounced Bo-no.'

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2017, 04:28:26 PM »
I wonder if Sonny Bono had the same problem?
there's funny story than Bono tells of meeting Sonny Bono in an elevator and they didn't say a word to eachother and Bono didn't think SB knew who he was, and as SB was exiting he turned around and said 'It's pronounced Bo-no.'
funny!

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2017, 05:52:08 PM »
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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #10 on: December 12, 2017, 07:03:48 PM »
I wonder if Sonny Bono had the same problem?
there's funny story than Bono tells of meeting Sonny Bono in an elevator and they didn't say a word to eachother and Bono didn't think SB knew who he was, and as SB was exiting he turned around and said 'It's pronounced Bo-no.'

I find it hard to believe that Bono would stand in an enclosed space and not speak to another famous person present.

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #11 on: December 12, 2017, 09:11:03 PM »
I wonder if Sonny Bono had the same problem?
there's funny story than Bono tells of meeting Sonny Bono in an elevator and they didn't say a word to eachother and Bono didn't think SB knew who he was, and as SB was exiting he turned around and said 'It's pronounced Bo-no.'

I find it hard to believe that Bono would stand in an enclosed space and not speak to another famous person present.

I think he's told the story more than once.  i know i've seen/read it in more than once place.

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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2017, 12:57:55 AM »
I find names tiring. So many over the years, I have a list.
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Re: Bono or Bono
« Reply #13 on: December 13, 2017, 11:59:02 AM »
I find names tiring. So many over the years, I have a list.
your favorite?  Beetlezebub?