My last name is SHINN. It is not pronounced “shine” or “sheen”, and I am not Korean.
My last name is Batton. BAT, as in the animal. TON, as in the heavy weight.
My last name is NOT a fancy twirling stick.
I get that a lot. It drives me crazy.
My last name is Bevan. People always pronounce it bee van.
Amy, Amee, Amie, i get basically every combination but A-I-M-E-E.
So my real name is Kaitlynn.
Not Kaitlyn, Kaitlin, Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kate-lynne, Katelyn, or anything else! TWO FUCKING NAMES MASHED TOGETHER, KAITLYNN.
My last name is Blundell but people will always pronounce it Blundle
I’m blundles of fun
its BLANKenhorn not BLACKenhorn
It’s Rennie. Exactly the way it looks. It’s not REE-nee or Ren-NAY. Rennie.
And not Jedric, Jedrik, Jerick, Gedrick,
And it is especially NOT WITHOUT THE LETTER R.
Some people just need to have hearing aids when I say my name out loud, I had to say it 2 to 3 times, and still not get the pronunciation right.