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How do you pronounce "Vrije Universiteit?"

 
 
Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 05:15 am

Context:
Back at the Presidio, Zimbardo enthusi-
astically reels off a seemingly endless list of
projects in the works. HIP has just fi nished its
fi rst study, a collaboration with researchers at
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Nether-
lands on the psychology of whistle-blowing.
In a contrived setup in which volunteers had
a chance to notify the university’s commit-
tee on human subjects of an unethical experi-
ment, only 6% blew the whistle. Now the
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 05:35 am
You need to find a Dutchman.
oristarA
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 05:41 am
@Setanta,
Setanta wrote:

You need to find a Dutchman.


Bingo!

Set, it obviously makes all us dumb except you are Dutchman. Very Happy
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Dutchy
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 06:11 am
@oristarA,
Vrije Universiteit - roughly Fria Unevirsetite
oristarA
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 06:31 am
@Dutchy,
Dutchy wrote:

Vrije Universiteit - roughly Fria Unevirsetite


Thanks.

But new problem has been created: how to read Unevirsetite ?
Region Philbis
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 12:47 pm
@oristarA,

a guess --

yoo-nee-VUR-sih-tight...
contrex
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 01:30 pm
@Region Philbis,
It sounds more like "ooniversitite" to me

Word: universiteit

Pronunciation in Dutch

Link to audio clip

http://www.forvo.com/word/universiteit/

oristarA
 
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Reply Wed 11 May, 2011 06:50 pm
@contrex,
Good
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