How to pronounce the name Blagojevich.

How to pronounce the name Blagojevich.

Pronunciations from the source's mouth.
Dec. 9 2008 4:05 PM

Oy, Blagojevich

Listen to the governor of Illinois pronounce his own name.

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested by FBI agents Tuesday morning and accused of trying "to sell the U.S. Senate seat" recently vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. The governor himself has joked about the difficulty of pronouncing his last name.

Name: Rod Blagojevich
Title: Governor of Illinois
Last Name Pronounced: "Bluh-GOY-uh-vich"
Tape: Click the arrow on the player below to hear Rod Blagojevich pronounce his own name while being sworn into office in 2007.

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