How To Pronounce Sotomayor
Hear the new SCOTUS nominee pronounce her own name.
President Obama today nominated Sonia Sotomayor to replace David Souter on the Supreme Court. Sotomayor's possible nomination has already been batted around the media for weeks now, and as often as not her name has been butchered by cable news anchors. So here she is, saying her own family name at today's news conference.
Name: Sonia Sotomayor
Title: Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge; Supreme Court nominee
Last Name Pronounced: "so-toe-my-YORE"
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Andy Bowers is the Executive Producer of Slate Podcast.
Photograph of Sonia Sotomayor on the Slate home page by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.