[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] pronunciation of SGGEE

Dave Obee daveobee at shaw.ca
Mon Jul 25 10:50:43 PDT 2011

The squeegee pronunciation has been around for more than a decade. I think the first person I heard say it was Dwayne Tiede of Calgary, back in about 2000.

Dave Obee

----- Original Message -----
From: Albert Muth <albertmuth734 at gmail.com>
Date: Monday, July 25, 2011 10:29
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] pronunciation of SGGEE
To: Ger-Poland-Volhynia <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>

> the april 2011 issue of "The Gladwin County Genealogical Society 
> FamilySearch Center"  has a list of acronyms that people 
> frequently come across.
> I was surprised to see SGGEE on the list, because the list was 
> not really
> that long.  Of course, the organization was correctly 
> identified, but did
> you know that the acronym is sometimes pronounced “squeegee”?
> Who knew?
> al muth
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