Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by lynchie, Feb 7, 2004.

  1. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    right... how do you say it???
  2. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    Tis pronounced "tumper" in my opinion...
  3. neiltwist

    neiltwist Active Member

    I'm sure there was a thread on this a while back, but that's how I would say it, or 'thumper'
  4. cornetgirl

    cornetgirl Active Member

    Thumper as far as I'm concerned!

    Rach x
  5. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member

    OO I thought it was "tee-em-pee-er"

  6. Okiedokie of Oz

    Okiedokie of Oz Active Member

    So did I!!

    What about Temper?

    You have the
  7. James McFadyen

    James McFadyen New Member

    Yep, I'm this Kirsty!! Though that's what it meant to.
  8. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

    Tempo, surely?
    And the plural would be Tempi.
    What's the collective noun for a group of Tempi?
    A tube?
    A noise?
    A harmony?
  9. andyp

    andyp Active Member

    An orchestra.....? :lol:
  10. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    im with you to Kirsty
  11. jameshowell

    jameshowell Active Member

  12. Sellers_Bird

    Sellers_Bird Active Member

    me three...what does it matter anyhow!? :lol:
  13. drummergurl

    drummergurl Active Member

    im wit kirsty too
  14. Keppler

    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

    to set your minds at rest - officially, it's "thumper" with a hard "th" ;)
    sorry Kirsty..
  15. Banana

    Banana Member

    Sorry Keppler, I know you're in a position to know, but I'm still with Kirsty - tee-em-pee-er. (although actually, I can't think of any circumstances at all in which I would use this to describe myself. I don't think it would improve my CV!!)
  16. JessopSmythe

    JessopSmythe Active Member

    tee-em-pee-er would look much better on a CV than putting "part time thumper" :D
  17. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member

    That's ok Keppler, just don't *thump* me.. but I'll still think as tee-em-pee as it's in my head that way now :?

  18. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    may i direct you to the time of post... sometimes, early mornings make me think very deeply...
  19. Seedhouse

    Seedhouse Active Member

    always been tee-em-pee-er to me i'm afraid! :? :D
    I don't get why tMPer can be said as thumper :?
    I get the th from The and the mp from mouthpiece, but why thumper?
  20. twigglet

    twigglet Member


    I say that I have been 'tumping'

    But I label you lovely people as 'tee-emm-pee-eers' or 'mouthpiece folk' which is altogether less controversial

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