Re: Boeing Pronunciation

Date:         31 Jul 96 12:29:40 
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In article <airliners.1996.1488@ohare.Chicago.COM> (C. Marin Faure) writes:
>The OFFICIAL pronunciation of our airplane family is: Seven-Oh-Seven,
>Seven-One-Seven, Seven-Two-Seven, Seven-Three-Seven, Seven-Four-Seven,
>Seven-Five-Seven, Seven-Six-Seven, Seven-Seven-Seven, and
>Seven-Eight-Seven (you all can speculate about that one for awhile).

What about Boeing's forgotten jet, the 720.

Is that Seven-Twenty, Seven-Two-Zero or Seven-Two-Oh?

Not that it's likely to come up in conversation often nowadays.