Names which sound weird when Americans say them

Craig (Creg)
Graham (Grem)

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@Saps! Rather than Sarps as it should be.

Cecil (See-Sill)

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we’ve had this thread before, with those exact same examples, and I remember because in the last one our resident american friend @theShipment said he knows knows someone called Graham Craig*. this is the information my brain chooses to retain.

* sorry, that should be ‘Gram Creg’

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There was definitely one on the old boards, but couldn’t find one here, so recycle away!

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Birming-HAM

Birming-ham Birming-HAM

Harry Ballacks

Southwark

Me and a French pal decided that the most difficult football fixture to pronounce for Anglo-Gallic buddies was
Leicester (pronounced le chester by him)
Guingamp (pronounced gwin gamp by me)

Squrl (squirrel)

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meeer (mirror)

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MosCOW

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eyydult (adult)

Siân and Sean/Shaun sound exactly the same when they pronounce it

Edinbowrow

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Jar-shoe-ah

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Car-loess

May-gan

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DataGB.

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