Colin (2)
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It's pronounced CO-lin, like Colin Powell. Collin is pronounced KAHL-in.
-- mariej2  5/23/2005
No, I spell my name Colin and pronounce it with a short o not a long o. I'm not a punctuation mark or a part of the anatomy I'd rather not talk about.
-- coolinout  6/6/2005
Actually, if you want to get phoentical about it, Collin is pronounced KAHL-Lin, with the break between the two consonants. Colin would break either before or after the l, and in this case, it is after the l for a pronunciation of KAHL-in.
-- cabernet  6/27/2005
It should be pronounced KAHL-in, not CO-lin, because that sounds like a body part. It reminds me of in Mr. Deeds when the guy goes "Congratulations, you have a spastic colon." Pronounce it like KAHL, because that way it won't gross people out, and it just sounds a lot better.
-- trayc53  7/3/2006
Mr. CO-lin Powell has no right to change my name. I have been called Colin all my life, I see no reason why this gentleman should decide to alter how my name is pronounced. Please Mr Powell leave my name as it is, Colin and not CO-lin.
-- Niloc  10/8/2005
I pronounce it COL-LIN. Rhymes with pollen.
-- Druid  2/10/2006

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