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The Americans at Buzzfeed tried their best to pronounce Tadgh, Róisín and Niamh

“I don’t even know what As are anymore.”

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BUZZFEED ASKED THESE poor unsuspecting Americans to pronounce ‘traditional’ Irish names like Tadhgh, Caoimhe and Niamh.

Source: BuzzFeedVideo/YouTube

This guy’s face when he’s told how to pronounce ‘Niamh’ though:


Pssst it’s actually KWEEVA. KWEEEEEEVA.

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