HOW TO PRONOUNCE “EYJAFJALLAJöKULL”

The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull has the potential to put further strain on the already creaking government-run health care systems of Northern Europe, particularly Great Britain’s crumbling National Health Service. And it has already done significant economic damage.

For now, however, the most pressing question surrounding the eruption of that once-obscure Icelandic volcano is how to pronounce the name of the damned thing. The following video provides that information as well as some pretty egregious journalistic mispronunciations:

Comments 2

  1. arb wrote:

    Just call it Fahrvergnügen, or Häagen-Dazs.

    Posted 18 Apr 2010 at 11:12 pm
  2. Marc Brown wrote:

    There speaks the man from a nation that runs third world field hospitals for people in Los Angeles.

    Posted 19 Apr 2010 at 3:53 am

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