View Poll Results: Pronounce the word

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  • Ham-ick

    174 49.71%
  • Ham-auck

    75 21.43%
  • Ham-mik

    59 16.86%
  • Him-mock

    9 2.57%
  • Other?

    33 9.43%
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  1. #21
    Senior Member CatSplat's Avatar
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    I say it similar to "ham-uck".

  2. #22
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    For me: ham-mk, said quickly of course! it's probably a Yorkshire thing

  3. #23
    Senior Member Randy's Avatar
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    Now, if you save up a load of flem... and the pronounce the H...you will have to go through the TSA line twice.......
    "Proud Pound Hawg"
    Republic of Texas H.O.G. (Hennessy Owners Group)

  4. #24
    Senior Member Bradley's Avatar
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    Ham-Auk

    so my 10 yr old daughter teases me and says


    "Hamoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooook "
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    The Transition from Ground Sleeping to Hammocks
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  5. #25
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    I voted ham ick, but upon reflection, I think I say ham uck

  6. #26
    all secure in sector 7 Shug's Avatar
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    Ham-ick....cause like the -ick part.
    Shu-g
    Whooooo Buddy)))) All Good in the Backwood Hood.

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  7. #27
    Senior Member Bomber's Avatar
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    I say "Hængekøje"!...... But that is of course on danish. In English i say "Ha-mock" kind a like Amok!
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  8. #28
    Hamhocker got her trail name by asking me on a trip where I knew all of these hamhockers from
    'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read.” ― Mark Twain

    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

    There are times that the only way you can do something is to do it alone.

  9. #29
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    HA m-muck A strong HA rolling into an "m" and then "muck"

  10. #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    Hamhocker got her trail name by asking me on a trip where I knew all of these hamhockers from
    Ewker, I thought you pronounced it "teeeent"...


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