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US TV exec struggles to comprehend Saoirse Ronan’s name

Shur shur?

IT ALL STARTED with Girls writer and producer Jenni Konner and this tweet:

Source: Jenni Konner/Twitter

It’s understandable, you know? If you look the name written down, and imagine you’ve never heard it spoken out loud…


… you might pronounce it something like:


And sure who could blame you?

Konner meanwhile had been thinking somewhere along the lines of:

Source: Jenni Konner/Twitter

Which is a far cry from:

Source: Pronunciation/YouTube

Others supported Konner in her confusion:

Source: JonathanDanielBrown/Twitter

Source: Larry Salz/Twitter

And it seems that she’s not alone in her plight:

Source: Tina Wargo/Twitter

Source: Sam Adams/Twitter

Here at we know how to pronounce it perfectly.


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