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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Since it is my birthday month I have known how to spell and say it correctly since kindergarten. It has an R after the B and I say it with the R.

Feb 12, 2017 05:31 PM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
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I spell it correctly with 2 Rs.  I also pronouce both Rs.   How do you spell Wed ?

Feb 12, 2017 07:56 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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Spell it February.  Pronounce it Febuary.  It's hard to pronounce with that 1st R! -Kasey

Feb 12, 2017 06:59 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I'm with  I thought I was the only one who followed that grammar tip!

Feb 12, 2017 06:17 PM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I spell it with 2 r's. I am sure as Canadians it will sound different then when you guys say it. Those accents. lol

Feb 12, 2017 05:49 PM
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Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
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Not sure if this is a joke. There are 2 R's.  Neither are extra; they are both required.

I generally pronounce w/ 1st "R" silent, and that is most common usage, so that has become accepted/correct, but both pronunciations are correct.

I wonder what William Safire had to say on this topic?

Feb 12, 2017 05:25 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Why would you suggest Febuary-it is not a word. We all learned it correctly in school. Then again our new president doesn't know when to use "too" and not "to".

Feb 13, 2017 05:21 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I spell February with an "r." Never knew there might be an alternative  spelling. I pronounce with an "r." To me pronouncing it without an "r" is like people saying "carmel" instead of caramel. It grates on my nerves! (I don't care how they pronounce it in the south.)

Feb 13, 2017 04:02 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Spell with two "r"s  and pronounce it Feb-you-air-ee.   

Feb 13, 2017 03:05 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
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Yes, definitely an R after the B. It's supposed to be pronounced as it's spelled, although I'm lazy and say Feb-u-ary.

Feb 13, 2017 02:58 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Fred Griffin - your name has two R's - so I use 2 R's in February... (just kidding my friend!)

Feb 12, 2017 10:10 PM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Just ask a foreigner who studied English in Austria:)) 2 R's and pronounced with 2 R's:))Endre

Feb 12, 2017 08:15 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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FebRuary, pronounced Feb-u-ary (at least in the South)!  As Bruce Walter said, the 'r' before 'u' is silent.

Feb 12, 2017 07:50 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I spell it with the correct letters and number of letters.

Feb 12, 2017 06:55 PM
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Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-284-9826
White Sands Realty Group FL | 941-284-9826 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
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The correct spelling is February. Even though I spell it that way, I pronounce it Febuary.   

Feb 12, 2017 06:06 PM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
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I spell it with two "r's" as that is the correct way.. and I also pronounce both "r''s."

Feb 12, 2017 05:53 PM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Fred I do spell it correctly but as far as pronunciation I follow this rule for our second month of the year:

                          R before U;  silent as a church pew

 

Feb 12, 2017 05:44 PM
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Scott Lawson
America's Home loans - Santa Rosa, Petaluma Mortgage Broker - Santa Rosa, CA
Mortgage Broker FHA, VA, refinance or purchase

Febrero in Spanish

Februarius in Latin

Februar in German

février in French

 

Two Rs in 5 languages (including ours)...

 

I'm thinkin' two Rs...

Feb 13, 2017 04:08 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Interesting question on this one.  yes the R is in there twice.

 

Feb 13, 2017 09:54 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

The people who mispronounce this also have trouble with libary (library)

Feb 13, 2017 08:10 AM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
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The correct spelling is February... always with the two "R's"... the pronunciation, on t'other hand is acceptable either way...

I tend to pronounce it Feb-roo-ary.  People look at me askance.  Not sure if the look is due to the pronunciation, or something else...

Feb 13, 2017 07:26 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

There is NO controversy here - it's FebRuary, just like it's libRary and nucLEAR and subsiDIARY.  Unless you want to sound illiterate, pronounce ALL the letters. 

Feb 13, 2017 06:34 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Spell check is a good idea.

Feb 13, 2017 06:25 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

February 

Feb 13, 2017 05:51 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

It's February spelled any other way is just plain wrong and no excuse

Feb 13, 2017 05:47 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Debbie Reynolds nailed this one!

Feb 13, 2017 02:13 AM
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Cynthia Biechler
Biechler Grp Real Estate w/HOMESMART Connect - Chicago - Chicago, IL

Spell with 2 R's.  Pronounce it with one R.

Feb 13, 2017 12:31 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
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I will tell you on February 29 Fred.

Feb 12, 2017 08:38 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Aah, a bit of trivia! Spell it with 2 Rs, pronounce it as one.

Feb 12, 2017 08:00 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Americans are some of the worst spellers. Many survive today because of spell checker.

That being said, I was in Macao saw Winston Churchill's uncle's head stone. I saw two mis-spellings.  I know John Adams grandson was buried there and has similar bad spelling.

Feb 12, 2017 06:18 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

2 R's when I remember to

Feb 12, 2017 06:08 PM
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Bob Crane
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I spell it correctly, with both R's.

Feb 12, 2017 05:29 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
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Spelled and pronounced with two r's at least since I was about 4 lol

Feb 12, 2018 04:56 PM
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Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

Super glad you asked this question since I've been noticing more and more people pronounce it differently than I do. I spell it with an "r" and pronounce the "r" as in Febru.ary. It's unreal how many people on T.V. say Febuary. That's not the way I learned it in school.

Mar 14, 2017 12:59 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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I do spell it with two Rs, and I've been known to say it both ways. Go figure. 

Feb 14, 2017 05:56 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

February, and it is difficult to pronounce.

Feb 14, 2017 09:00 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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February

Feb 13, 2017 04:12 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I had not idea that there is another correct way to spell Febuary.

 

Feb 13, 2017 01:36 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I know this one. 

Feb 13, 2017 10:47 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

It has the R after the B. Never saw it spelled out any other way.

Feb 13, 2017 10:23 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Fred Griffin I spell it with the two "r's" and pronounce it with the two "r's".

Feb 13, 2017 10:09 AM
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Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
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February. Keep the extra R!

Feb 13, 2017 10:05 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

With both Rs.

Feb 13, 2017 09:48 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Fred,

We both are excellent spellers.  And we do say it right.  A

Feb 13, 2017 09:39 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
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February is how I spell it....  

Feb 13, 2017 09:10 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

With the R.  The R is silent when pronouncing it.

Feb 13, 2017 07:31 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I pronounce Feb U ary and spell February. Then i wish it fast forwards to get spring in here

Feb 13, 2017 06:41 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I'll have to go look it up at the libary.

Feb 13, 2017 06:21 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I spell it w/ a  2 !!!!

Feb 13, 2017 06:16 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
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It's not an "extra" letter if it belongs there! FEBRUARY!

Feb 13, 2017 05:53 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
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spell check all posts

Feb 13, 2017 04:29 AM