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25th Mar '17 1:22:36 PM nombretomado
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*** And then, there's [[BareFistedMonk Yang]]. In the west, people typically look at his name and assume that it rhymes with a word like "[[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sang sang]]". It stems from [[CommonKnowledge the way people from the west would typically pronounce]] ''any'' [[ChineseLanguage Chinese word that ends with "-ang"]]. However, his name is said aloud in the [[NintendoDS DS]] [[VideoGameRemake remake]] of ''Final Fantasy IV'', where it correctly sounds like the word "[[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/young young]]".

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*** And then, there's [[BareFistedMonk Yang]]. In the west, people typically look at his name and assume that it rhymes with a word like "[[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sang sang]]". It stems from [[CommonKnowledge the way people from the west would typically pronounce]] ''any'' [[ChineseLanguage Chinese word that ends with "-ang"]]. However, his name is said aloud in the [[NintendoDS [[UsefulNotes/NintendoDS DS]] [[VideoGameRemake remake]] of ''Final Fantasy IV'', where it correctly sounds like the word "[[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/young young]]".
24th Mar '17 8:49:38 AM thatother1dude
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AltText "Thanks for reading]] [[MediumSpecificGag Only-Works-in-Comics comics"]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AltText "Thanks for reading]] [[MediumSpecificGag reading Only-Works-in-Comics comics"]]]]
24th Mar '17 8:46:01 AM thatother1dude
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AltText "Thanks for reading Only-Works-in-Comics comics"]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[AltText "Thanks for reading reading]] [[MediumSpecificGag Only-Works-in-Comics comics"]]]]
18th Mar '17 6:00:20 PM nombretomado
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* Inverted by {{Neopets}}... which actually ''does'' have a [[http://www.neopets.com/pronounce.phtml pronunciation guide]]!

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* Inverted by {{Neopets}}...{{Website/Neopets}}... which actually ''does'' have a [[http://www.neopets.com/pronounce.phtml pronunciation guide]]!
6th Mar '17 10:44:55 PM Trogdor
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* Felix Kjellberg, also known as ''LetsPlay/PewDiePie'', is constantly having his last name mispronounced as "Keelberg", "Kelberg" or "kuh-jel-berg". It's actually pronounced "Shellberg".

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* Felix Kjellberg, also known as ''LetsPlay/PewDiePie'', is constantly having his last name mispronounced as "Keelberg", "Kelberg" or "kuh-jel-berg". It's actually pronounced "Shellberg"."Chyellberg".
5th Mar '17 9:43:01 AM nombretomado
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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'s Xorn. Is it pronounced like 'zorn', or is it 'ex-orn', or even 'sorn'? 'Zorn' seems to be the way it's most prominantly pronounced, but is it correct?

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* ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'s ComicBook/XMen's Xorn. Is it pronounced like 'zorn', or is it 'ex-orn', or even 'sorn'? 'Zorn' seems to be the way it's most prominantly prominently pronounced, but is it correct?



* MarvelComics's ''Crystar Crystal Warrior'' once published a pronunciation guide for all its weird names.

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* MarvelComics's Creator/MarvelComics' ''Crystar Crystal Warrior'' once published a pronunciation guide for all its weird names.
26th Feb '17 11:20:37 PM gewunomox
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* The British band {{Sade}} pronounced "Sha-DAY", is often mispronounced "Sah-day" or "Shar-day".

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* The British band {{Sade}} Music/{{Sade}} pronounced "Sha-DAY", is often mispronounced "Sah-day" or "Shar-day".
26th Feb '17 11:20:02 PM gewunomox
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* The first time AvrilLavigne appeared on MTV's Total Request Live, the first thing host Carson Daly did was ask her how her name is pronounced. It's "AV-rill Luh-VEEN". Daly had previously been calling her "Uh-VRIL Luh-VEEN".

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* The first time AvrilLavigne Music/AvrilLavigne appeared on MTV's Total Request Live, the first thing host Carson Daly did was ask her how her name is pronounced. It's "AV-rill Luh-VEEN". Daly had previously been calling her "Uh-VRIL Luh-VEEN".
25th Feb '17 9:19:38 PM Phys101
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* Creator/SpikeJones and Creator/HomerAndJethro titled their TakeThat against ''Theater/{{Pagliacci}}'' phonetically, as "Pal Yat Chee" or "Pal-Yat-Chee". The casual fan of either who might agree with their take on {{Opera}} is thereby more likely to pronounce the opera's name right.

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* Creator/SpikeJones and Creator/HomerAndJethro titled their TakeThat against ''Theater/{{Pagliacci}}'' ''Theatre/{{Pagliacci}}'' phonetically, as "Pal Yat Chee" or "Pal-Yat-Chee". The casual fan of either who might agree with their take on {{Opera}} is thereby more likely to pronounce the opera's name right.
25th Feb '17 9:13:55 PM Phys101
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