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Need a phonetic spelling for DJ and Tyson...


Oct 30, 2020, 9:02 AM

I hate getting people's names wrong...so I want to learn it correctly.

Tua is going to start for the Dolphins, and most announcers still butcher his name. I am pretty sure there is no letter n in Tua's name, yet I hear it ever week.

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Dee jay, Tie-son***

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:05 AM



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^ ^ ^ ^ Early leader for POTD ^ ^ ^ ^ ^***

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:07 AM



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Re: ^ ^ ^ ^ Early leader for POTD ^ ^ ^ ^ ^***

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:08 AM

Unfortunately I have to agree...

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Today has all the earmarks of being a complete TNet crapshow

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:11 AM

. . . . should be "fun".


Happy Friday All ! ! !


G O T I G E R S ! ! !


Feel better, TLaw !

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DJ - ooo-ee-unh-guh-la-lay ( 6 syllables); Taisun -

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:26 AM

fume-uh-chaun (3 syllables). Best I can come up with.

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Re: DJ - ooo-ee-unh-guh-la-lay ( 6 syllables); Taisun -

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:37 AM

that is pretty dead on for DJ, but I thought Taisun was poo-muh-chon

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Oct 30, 2020, 9:50 AM

Someone below posted a good explanation of DJ's name. Another way to hear it is to search for the signing day celebration and listen to Dabo say it. He is spot on.

Now, I gotta confess, when I hear his name I immediately think of David Seville and the Chipmunks (I told y'all, I'm old.) This is the song that got Alvin and the Chipmunks started.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmjrTcYMqBM

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YOU-kuh-LAY-lee***

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Oct 30, 2020, 10:06 AM



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This is EXACTLY how I say it.

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Oct 30, 2020, 10:23 AM

And Taisun I say:

Far-ma-SUE-ta-kuhl



Hope this helps - I'm sure it will help.

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Here you go:


Oct 30, 2020, 12:30 PM

OO-EE-UNGA-LUH'-LAY

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Oct 30, 2020, 12:31 PM

Sorry, correction. LAY should be emphasized, not LUH.

OO-EE-UNGA-LUH-LAY'

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Oct 30, 2020, 1:48 PM

You’re welcome.

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Oct 30, 2020, 2:32 PM

You ka lay lee
parm uh john

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and as for Tua's last name...


Oct 30, 2020, 2:59 PM

It's TURN DA BALL OVA

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