How To Guide for World Leader Pronunciation

By Hasani Gittens
|  Thursday, Sep 24, 2009  |  Updated 3:32 PM EDT
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How To Guide for World Leader Pronunciation

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York.

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Finally, the Wall Street Journal comes in handy for those of us with no interest in our tiny 401(k)s!

The WSJ has put out a gallery of some of the more colorfully monikered world leaders gathered at this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting, and it includes audio of how to pronounce their names.

So now you'll never sound foolish at a dinner party, whether you're talking about Iran's mahk-MOOD' ah-me-DEE'-neh-zhahd or Japan's YOO'-kee-oh ha-toe-YAH'-ma.

Enjoy!

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