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04-29-2013, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by orange is better View Post
unless everyone is just pronouncing it wrong, the broadcasting crew were all calling him ack-eh-sun.
His second name is Swedish, Åkeson, although an extremely uncommon second name.

Åke means (well it is debatable, but thought to) ancestor.

http://www.forvo.com/word/%C3%A5keson/ is it pronounced in Swedish, albeit a more northern dialect than I am used to hearing... all my Swedish friends are Scanian.

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