Name the Gnome...

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51. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Quoting CupCake

Ahem.....I thought it was pronounced Gee Lee?
Enlighten us, oh wise and well traveled one.......

Sounds like silly Affleck movie.....

52. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Urm. Wise???? ME? Cripes. All that chocolate is making you halucinate and warp your brain.

I`m sure i`ve answered this a good dozen times onhere before, but as i can`t be bothered to search for a link, it`s pronounced kind of as a gutteral "gech-lee" type sound.

53. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Gelli

Did you know that Gelli is pronouced "Jelly"??? (A little bird in Montreal, who has met him, pronounced it that way... I could be wrong... But jelly the gargoyle just doesn't quite gel...

Sorry Isa, hate to dissapoint you, but despite the fact that everybody promounces Gelli as "Jelly", thats completely wrong. :(
Somebody has a dodgy source of information, or more likley guessing who it would be despite the little bird description, got it from somebody with a beer addled memory

Gelli the Gargoyle! Has a lovely alliterative ring to it.

Scarily, your waaaaay closer than you could possible realise (or understand)

Well, I'm terribly sorry for the mispronunciation!!! I am placing the blame on Overlord Sam because that is how he pronounced it (in person). Thank you for the correction!! I'm afraid I haven't seen your prior posts or I woud have known better. ;)

Now, with knowing that and the scarily close resemblence to your true persona... I think Gelli the Gargoyle has a nice ring to it. Rather rolls off the tongue and the gargoyle is nodding in approval too.