Shuck and Jive

Friday, September 28, 2007

How to Pronounce Ahmadinejad

In my quest to help Shuck and Jive readers in the pronunciation of names (very valuable at snooty intellectual gatherings), I tip the hat to Katie Couric who has given us a mnemonic to pronounce that Iranian guy's name:

Ahmadinejad--think of "I'm a dinner jacket." Check it here.

Myanmar is also tricky. Thanks to GW Bush for the mnemonic:

Stolen from Madpriest

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