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Gora still can’t pronounce Indian neighbor’s name right after 11 years

Gora still can’t pronounce Indian neighbor’s name right after 11 years

DETROIT, MA – A Caucasian man, next-door neighbors with an Indian family for 11 years, still cannot pronounce his neighbor’s name right. Rocco Sullivan, 45, first met Abhishek Bhattacharjee and his family when they moved in next door. Mr. Bhattacharjee’s first name is pronounced ‘Ub-he-shek’; Mr. Sullivan has always pronounced it ‘Ab-uh-shake’. Said Mr. Bhattacharjee, “Rocco kindly introduced himself while we were moving in. I introduced myself, lingering over each syllable to make it easy for him. I even pronounced it slowly and phonetically a second time. But when he asked me how I spelled my name, I knew it … Continue reading

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