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Junior Mining Corporate Re-Naming Pronunciation Question of the Day

This humble scribe hears that the merger of Linear Gold (LRR.to) and Apollo Gold (APG.to) is now voted through and the new company is with us. Here’s the NR:

Press Release Source: Apollo Gold Corporation On Thursday June 24, 2010, 6:51 pm EDT

DENVER & HALIFAX, Nova Scotia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apollo Gold Corporation (TSX: APG – News) (NYSE Amex: AGT) (“Apollo”) and Linear Gold Corp. (TSX: LRR – News) (“Linear”) report that their shareholders overwhelmingly approved the business combination (“the Merger”) of the two companies to form Brigus Gold Corp. (“Brigus Gold”) at their respective meetings of shareholders earlier today continues here

So, it only remains to be seen how this new name “Brigus” is pronounced. Does it

a) rhyme with “Bribe Us”? (and why that little phrase sprung to mind is totally beyond me)

b) rhyme with “Biggus”? (as in the famous Monty Python scene)

Inquiring minds, etc…..

Friday AM: This from reader ‘MP’:

I believe it is pronounced /br-gəs/ ; as in bogus…

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