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Proper SAHM Pronunciation:

My husband insists its pronounced "sachem," but I say its just S-A-H-M." What do you think?

 
ABusyBee

Asked by ABusyBee at 11:30 PM on Jul. 16, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I say "sham" even though the "H" is after the "A"
    Deathlilly

    Answer by Deathlilly at 11:45 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Why are you pronouncing it? Wouldn't you just say 'Stay-At-Home-Mom' in a normal conversation?  SAHM is just easier to type.


    confused

    beckie66

    Answer by beckie66 at 11:31 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I say "Stay at home mom." I have never tried to pronounce the acronym for it before. But if I did, I suppose I would say S-A-H-M like one says H-I-V. Sorry, that is an awful reference, but it was all I could think of.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 11:32 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • lmao!! Why are you trying to pronounce it!!? I say "stay at home mom'........you aren't suppose to pronounce it. It's just easier than spelling it out.
    worriedmommy600

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 11:37 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Sachem? There is no C in it! Haha. I say "sam" if I say it aloud, which is rarely.
    LittleWeloosMom

    Answer by LittleWeloosMom at 11:32 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • I would just say Stay At Home Mom....
    MDT09

    Answer by MDT09 at 11:33 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • Sahhhm
    surfcitymom

    Answer by surfcitymom at 11:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • wouldnt it sound more like SAM
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 11:34 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • we say stay at home mom. we just type SAHM
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 11:36 PM on Jul. 16, 2010

  • He still doesnt believe it lol...
    ABusyBee

    Comment by ABusyBee (original poster) at 11:37 PM on Jul. 16, 2010