Pete Townsend (ptownsen@HYDRA.CS.GMR.COM)
Tue, 1 Apr 1997 13:19:22 -0500
> Although I cannot claim to have heard the founder himself,
> when Betty Clay, his daughter presented me with my Wood Badge beads at
> last year's Gilwell Reunion, she pronounced it to rhyme with Noel.
> Thanks to my First Class Scout son, I have that on Video tape WITH
> sound. Her nephew, Michael B-P, who was in from Australia for the
> event used the same pronounciation.
I must have missed the original post. I am still not sure what
pronunciation you mean "Noel" like in Noel Coward; or
"Noel" as in a Christmas carol.
Of more concern is Baden. As in Bade-en or Badd-en
Keeping FUN in scOUTING, Pete Townsend ASM T188, Rochester Hls MI
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City