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29th Jul '16 3:50:45 AM Sharlee
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* On ''WesternAnimation/ReadyJetGo'', there's a good reason why Jet and his parents (Carrot and Celery) use English words as names: their real names are face-contorting strings of sound effects.
26th Jul '16 11:50:53 PM Gingerkitteh
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* In the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggW0TSeKOQM Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past]] episode of The Completionist, neither Jirad or Greg can pronounce Agahnim. So they decides to call him [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Agrabah]]

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* In the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggW0TSeKOQM Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past]] episode of The Completionist, neither Jirad or Greg can pronounce Agahnim. So they decides decide to call him [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Agrabah]]
10th Jul '16 5:18:34 PM nombretomado
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* ''Ksl''nah Wryzyon in ChaosFighters II-Cyberion Strike, which is to the extent that [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep everyone calls her "the representative"]]. The author's pseudonym, Mura''zrai'', is also this, forcing he himself to give alternate names as replacement.

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* ''Ksl''nah Wryzyon in ChaosFighters ''Literature/ChaosFighters II-Cyberion Strike, Strike'', which is to the extent that [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep everyone calls her "the representative"]]. The author's pseudonym, Mura''zrai'', is also this, forcing he himself to give alternate names as replacement.
29th Jun '16 9:09:30 PM TheCuza
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* [[HumanoidAbomination Mr. Scratch]], BigBad from ''[[VideoGame/AlanWake Alan Wake's American Nightmare]]''. The actual sound of his name is just a static noise.

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* [[HumanoidAbomination Mr. ]] [[EvilTwin Scratch]], the BigBad from of ''[[VideoGame/AlanWake Alan Wake's American Nightmare]]''. The actual sound of Not because his name is just too ''difficult'' to pronounce, but because you are ''actively prevented from pronouncing it''. Whenever his name comes up in the manuscript pages, Alan's narration is {{Sound Effect Bleep}}ed with a static burst of white noise.
28th Jun '16 7:18:37 AM honkgamzeehonk
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** The Borussia Dortmund soccer player Henrikh Mkhitaryan (same name, seems he gained a few surplus vowels in transliteration) usually is pronounced Mi-ki-ti-tschi-an. [[NeverHeardThatOneBefore And don't ask him how his name was before the earthquake.]]
26th Jun '16 4:25:13 PM AgProv
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* In ''{{Discworld}}'' fic '''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11536013/8/Hyperemesis-gravidarum Hyperemesis Gravidarum]]''', a wizard is murdered. Because he is 1,024th-part Barbarian Hero from a distant ancestor and because he put up a fight, he is alloweed Valhalla as a post-mortem destination. A Valkyrie duly calls to collect.
-->"Errr… you're a Valkyrie?" Anthony asked, uncertainly. She smiled.
-->"Probationary, at the moment." she said. She reached up and settled the fit of a slightly too large helmet. She extended a hand and smiled uncertainly.
-->"Þrimhildr." she said. It had been just her luck to get a name beginning with a letter eight hundred years obsolete in modern Morporkian.
-->Anthony made a brave stab at the sound. "Drrim..? Thrimm? T'rim…?"
-->She shook her head.
-->"Just call me ''Hilda''? It's possibly easier."
1st Jun '16 8:27:27 PM PaulA
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** One science fiction story features a sapient dolphin named 'Kjwalll'kje'k'koothaïlll'kje'k (which is also, no doubt to the delight of his copy-editors, the title of the story itself).

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** One science fiction story The second of the ''Literature/MyNameIsLegion'' stories features a sapient dolphin named 'Kjwalll'kje'k'koothaïlll'kje'k (which is also, no doubt to the delight of his copy-editors, the title of the story itself).
1st Jun '16 7:07:29 PM PaulA
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** The fantasy novel ''The Changing Land'' features a demon named Melbrinionsadsazzersteldregandishfeltselior. The long name is necessary for the invocation ritual, and if the sorcerer attempting it were to get as much as one syllable wrong, the demon would kill him. Understandably, wizards are reluctant to attempt it. Subverted inasmuch as one of the antagonists is a wizard named Baran, whose native tongue is a horribly complicated agglutinative language, so he has no problem pronouncing the name and using the demon for errands.

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** The fantasy novel ''The Changing Land'' ''Literature/TheChangingLand'' features a demon named Melbrinionsadsazzersteldregandishfeltselior. The long name is necessary for the invocation ritual, and if the sorcerer attempting it were to get as much as one syllable wrong, the demon would kill him. Understandably, wizards are reluctant to attempt it. Subverted inasmuch as one of the antagonists is a wizard named Baran, whose native tongue is a horribly complicated agglutinative language, so he has no problem pronouncing the name and using the demon for errands.
8th May '16 1:29:50 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* Qurchhhh from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', a Cousin Itt-like alien furball voiced by Creator/KimKardashian.

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* Qurchhhh from ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'', a Cousin Itt-like alien furball voiced by Creator/KimKardashian. Her name is spelled as a squelch sound.
1st May '16 11:18:03 AM Pseudoname
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* In ''Webcomic/AtomicRobo'', Doctor Dinosaur's real name is H'ssssk. This is yet another reason for Robo to slam his head into the wall while talking to him.
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