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Old 07-01-2011, 12:12 PM   #254
Mike Haas
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Location: New Haven  CT
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Re: Biggest Pet Peeve

Originally Posted by Mark Martinez View Post
What's worse are those who insist on pronouncing their names a different way from the generally accepted way. An example would be this girl I knew who said her name spelled Crystal was pronounced kri-STALL'. What?
I read about a case in New Zealand (I think) in which a judge refused to grant a mother permission to name her child "*****head", which she adamantly claimed was pronounced suh-TEED.

See, it's ALL in the pronounciation!
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