Dagenham sounds

I was wondering if anyone else in the borough feels the same way as I do about the new talking buses and trains? It angers me to hear the computerised announcer state Becontree pronounced Beck-ontree! I have lived in this area for over 30 years and alway

I was wondering if anyone else in the borough feels the same way as I do about the new talking buses and trains?

It angers me to hear the computerised announcer state Becontree pronounced Beck-ontree!

I have lived in this area for over 30 years and always known it to be pronounced Bee-contree!

Can we get some historical evidence to prove the correct pronunciation?


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