Re: Pronunciation of siouxsie sioux

Daniel Halber (
Wed, 1 Jun 94 12:52:56 +0200

> wrote on how to pronounce *siouxsie sioux*. If
> you're not sure, i assume that you're just now becoming familiar with
> siouxsie and the banshees. think of it this way, how do you pronounce the
> tribe of native americans we call "sioux"? It's the same. I don't mean to
> sound like an ass, but I'm really surprised that you don't know how to
> pronounce it. Have you never heard anyone say it?

You assume wrong: I know (and love) Siouxsie Sioux for many years now,
and I did hear many people pronounce her name (with different pronunciations).
The point is that here, in France, people tend to pronounce things
the wrong way ..