Moorland fires (wildfire) are spreading and threatening Manchester, Some residents on the outskirts have already been evacuated from their homes, the police say!
34 homes in Carrbrook, near Stalybridge, evacuated as a result of the fire on Saddleworth Moor.
Army now called in to help the firefighters.
50 homes had been evacuated but many people have now been able to return home as air quality has improved but continues to be monitored,
Horrendous ....and the weather over next few days won’t help it any
There's a BBC article on various names which people haven't been able to pronounce them correctly,
Although most of the names do indicate how they should be said, one of them isn't.
That's Colquhoun. I wonder how people here would say that.
Here's some attempts on the "How to pronouce" site.
And here's how I think it should be pronounced:
In Scotland we say K'-hoon - or very close. It's hard to describe a sound with accuracy.
There's a half pronounced vowel sound after the initial 'K' sound, Sort of a cross between 'i' as in if and a as in hat.
El Loro's 2nd link on pronunciation is how we say it,