A Quvenzhane by Any Other Name… (Storified)
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
February 28, 2013
After a weekend that saw journalists on the Oscars red carpet struggling to pronounce the name of 9-year-old Best Actress nominee Quvenzhan√© Wallis, we decided to ask the Twitter masses for their funniest or most annoying stories about people mispronouncing their “unconventional” or “ethnic” names.
Here’s a few of the best:
Do you have any similar stories? We’d love to hear them in the comments. [Copyright 2013 NPR]