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LIFE.com: How Do You Pronounce That Again?

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What's in a Name?

Those troublesome names. You see them in the credits at the end of movies and TV shows; on CD covers; in magazines and newspapers; even on maps — but when you try to utter them aloud: disaster. Herein, a primer on some of the most frequently mispronounced celebrity, newsmaker, and place names in the world. Pictured: Steve "boo-SHEM-ee" Buscemi at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. (Jordan Strauss/WireImage/LIFE.com)
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