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For a more widely used pronunciation go with 'Mar-lee-bone' or 'Mar-le-bon'.
But actual residents say the latter, and the former is just for chumps who insist on saying "eight items or fewer", and in fact incorrect.
who also refer to it as 'Marylebone Village'
Ah oui Monsieur, je vais le bone!
think I'd go for Marley-bone but would worry about looking like a Holborn/Whole-born chump
my current favourite is 'magdalen'
I've never heard it called anything else by anyone ever :s
and listen to the announcements. Problem solved.
As obviously there are a lot of different variations going around
I've noticed that Farnborough station calls Micheldever "Mitchell-Devver" whereas Basingstoke station pronounces it "Mitchel-Deever" and obviously they can't both be right.
so they said 'Play-stow' at Plaistow because everyone was saying, "What the fuck's 'Plah-stow' when the voice mentioned it"
I say Plaistow most days.
Still no idea
And they both kept saying it really weirdly, though I don't remember how exactly they said it now. They were probably wrong anyway though, I mean the one guy proceeded to try to lecture me on Scandinavian geography so yeah, I'm not going to be taking his word for anything thanks
I don't say 'Marr-lee-bone', but to write 'Marrily-bone' implies that I make the 'marrily' quite obvious. It's like a subtle little twist to the words.
Is how I say it... although there seem to be as many pronunciations of the name as there are people who've asked how it's pronounced.
It was more of a mumble in fact, but I would have to bow to their London knowledge.