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Tulisa tongue twister

14 July 2014

14 July 2014

The BBC has departments devoted to pronouncing dialect and names; but they must have been in management meetings this morning, leaving news presenter Joanna Gosling to struggle with the name Tulisa Contostavlos:

‘We’ll just leave it at Tulisa,’ said the tongue-tied presenter.

The Spectator sympathises with Ms Gosling: try pronouncing Taki’s name.


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  • Bonkim

    Who is Tulisa Contostavlos anyway and does it matter?

  • ADW

    Isn’t it something like Takealotofcokeupthenose, according to the Eye? (I doubt it offends Mr Taki all that much, btw).

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