Brauchli, Not Broccoli
Hear the new Washington Post editor pronounce his own name.
Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth today formally introduced the newspaper's new editor, Wall Street Journal veteran Marcus Brauchli. Even among fellow journalists there's been some question about how to pronounce Brauchli's surname—many seemed to think it was a homonym for a certain green vegetable. Not so!
Name: Marcus Brauchli Title: Executive editor of the Washington Post (starting September 2008) Last Name Pronounced: "BROW-klee"Tape: Click the play button on the player below to hear Marcus Brauchli pronounce his own name. Following Brauchli is Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth explaining how not to pronounce it. [Disclosure: Slate is owned by the Washington Post Company, which also owns the Post newspaper.] Got other names in the news you'd like to have pronounced for you? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andy Bowers is the Executive Producer of Slate Podcast.