Tord, which may, unfortunately, rhyme with word. Dutch designer taking over Target at the moment [toordboontje.com]
Jaime Hayon "(pronounced 'Hi-me Hi-on')", Spanish designer discovered while searching for how to pronounce Tord [via guardian]
Mare "(pronounced Mah-Ray which is Italian for 'sea')", ditto. [via treehugger]
Kyeann "(pronounced like 'cayenne' pepper)", ditto. [via treehugger]
Duquan, pronounced dew-KWAN, made my Jamba Juice today. When I asked if his name was, like, Asian, he laughed and said, "No, just ghetto."
Elektrifikatsiya, means "electrification"
Ninel, Lenin backwards. Party members' kids names [via the Soviet Textiles exhibition catalogue]
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