IT is one of Australia's most iconic pieces of clothing, but how well do we really know our Blundstone Boots?
It seems we may have been pronouncing their name incorrectly for the past 141 years.
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A TV advertisement doing the rounds in Melbourne at the moment shows a man referring to the much loved items as "Blundstuns".
Having always heard Blundstone Boots pronounced with a "stone" sound at the end, The Weekly Times phoned Blundstone Australia for answers, thinking the advertisement had it wrong.
A woman answered the phone with "Hello Blundstuns Australia".
Turns out the ad was spot on.
"I guess it is a stone sound on the end but we, at the company, say 'Blundstun', with a 'stun' sound at the end," the employee said.
"I guess it depends on which side of the tracks you come from."
A National Farmers' Federation spokeswoman was also surprised to learn the boots were supposed to be pronounced with a "stun" sound and said a quick survey around the NFF office had revealed that all employees also referred to the boots as Blundstones not Blundstuns.
The solution? Perhaps we should just stick to calling them Blunnies.