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You Say It How?

LBPH Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures

“You Say it How?” is an audio-enhanced version of “Say How?,” a pronunciation guide of the names of lesser known and contemporary public figures. The guide was created for and is maintained by Ray Hagen for the Library of Congress Talking Book Studios of the National Library Service (NLS). Ray Hagen is the voice of“You Say it How?” and the project was monitored by Laura Giannarelli.

Background for the print guide is available at https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/organization/standards-guidelines/abc/
[ Listen to the background for this guide audio file ]
Notes on using the guide are at https://www.loc.gov/nls/about/organization/standards-guidelines/nls-other-writings-say-how/

Audio addition underwritten by the Friends of Wolfner Library.


[ Pronunciation Key ]


Xiaoden, Chen  (CHIN-SHOU-DON) audio file

Xiaoping, Deng  (DUNG-SHYOU-PING) audio file

Xiaoshuang, Li  (LE-SHOU-SHWÄNG) audio file

Xol, Eduardo  (ed-WÄRD-o SOL) audio file

Xue, Shen  (SHEN SHWA) audio file

Xuxa  (SHOO-sh?) audio file

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