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Benoît Sokal (1954)
Belgian cartoonist and game designer best known for the PC adventure series Syberia.
winterglow  11/19/2017
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Benoit Magimel (b. 1974) is a very handsome French actor who appeared in the film 'La Pianiste' among others.
flaneuse  6/16/2017
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Ben Wa balls (which bear the same pronunciation as Benoit) are a type of sex toy. There is a French character named Benoit in the television show Archer who is teased for this reason by adding "balls" each time he says his name.
namermcnamerson  1/13/2017
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Benoit Mandelbrot, founding father of fractal geometry.
― Anonymous User  11/19/2012
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The pronunciation given is slightly inaccurate. It is pronounced Ben-WAH, or so my French teacher taught us. [noted -ed]

Also, I was told it is the French version of Benjamin, but I suppose it could also be for Benedict.
C-Ticket  11/27/2011
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Artist Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse.
Missy  1/19/2011
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There is a pro wrestler named Chris Benoit and he is French-Canadian.
― Anonymous User  7/18/2005

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