Does Not Rhyme With "Tortilla"
How Jose Padilla pronounces his name.
Name: Jose Padilla (aka Abdullah Al Muhajir)
Title: Terrorism suspect
Last Name Pronounced: "puh-DILL-uh"
Source: Donna Newman, Padilla's attorney (Click here to play Newman pronouncing her client's name. Note: Newman says this pronunciation, and not the more common "puh-DEE-yuh," is the one preferred by Jose Padilla and his family.)
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