Published: April 18, 2008 at 12:52 PM
I think so too but I think here in the states we may tend to pronounce things as they appear to be spelled, like at first learning a new word & sounding it out, then figuring it out & thinking, well, this MUST be right! I still say it as Care-uh-BEE-in just coz it's easier to say & think of quickly, & it sounds more 'southern', lolol. Plus that's really the way I've ALWAYS heard the title pronounced & it just 'sounds' right. Now, if we're in a conversation about the actual CARIBBEAN ocean, then I say Cah-rib-ee-in (the other way) because that's the way I've heard the actual Ocean's name pronounced which I think IS correct from what I've heard, like in school, etc. Confused yet?? lol.