My wife was watching commercial TV tonight and an ad came on saying Australians should get a cholesterol test. This ad and the website being promoted is sponsored by Pfizer Australia. That was in small print in screen at the bottom. So Iím guessing Pfizer sells the leading cholesterol treatment.
Prime time TV ads for drug companies. I thought that was only in America. Very dodgey. Good marketing though.
Iíve just deleted a whole section where I named trademarks, but Iím concerned it will just attract a whole lot of spam plus get this post trapped for my email subscribers.
Anyway, my wife didnít like how I pronounced Pfizer. She challenged me to prove it. I knew the company from my interest in the markets, and I pronounce it like the news media and stock brokers do ďF-eyes-herĒ.
But I found a great site called Forvo.com All the words in the world. Pronounced. What a great idea! Itís still early stages but it looks fantastic. Plus theyíre currently up to 183 languages.
Here is their pronunciation guide for Pfizer: