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04-27-2008, 06:08 PM
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Willis
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Originally Posted by HABitual View Post
or am I over reacting? I'm watching the On the Fly: Postgame and these two guys are pronouncing Pittsburgh Penguins head coach's name as Michael Therrien. Up until then, I have always heard his name pronounced like Michelle, even from Anglophones. Am I over reacting?

Well in every Canadian broadcast it is pronounced properly. However he uses the english Michael instead for the US for simplicity as ease. Canadians are used to the French version of the name while Americans would find it too much like the female name "Michelle"

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