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I thought these were funny:

Borimir:
Bear-a-mare
Beer-a-mare

Beleriand:
Beleri-land(Buh-lair-ee-land)

Nan Dungortheb:
Den-gor-theb(Or: Hey! It sounds like a gel insole company!)

Anyone else?
My younger cousin, who has, unbelievably, never heard of Tolkien said this to me one day while I was reading the FotR:

"Carrie, why are you reading a book called To-clean?"

I just looked at him and laughed.


My always and ever favorite remains Tim Benzadrin(o.) The mods may kill this, dunno, but it's late and hopefully a few folks can get some chuckles in the mean time. It can't be that bad; the gub-mint ain't banned it (yet.)
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It was a muddled, drowsy voice that sang words that were not words to Spam's ears:

"Toke-a-lid! Smoke a lid! Pop the mescalino!
Stash the hash! Gonna crash! make mine methedrino!
Hop a hill! Pop a pill! For old Tim Benzedrino!"

Though mad with fear, all strained to the rising melody sung by someone who sounded like he had terminal mumps:

"Snorting! Sporting! Speeding through the arbor,
Pushing till the folk you burn toss you in the harbor!
Screeching like a dying loon, zooming like the thrush!
Follow me and very soon, your mind will turn to mush!
Higher than the nowhere birds, grooving in the air,
We'll open up a sandal shop where everyone will share!
Flower folk are springing up, wearing bead and boot!
And if you down me you can stick a flower up your snoot!
To Love and Peace and Brotherhood we all can snort a toast,
And if the heat is on again, we'll all split to the coast!"

From Bored of the Rings, for anyone who didn't already know that.
Moderator Smilie The management and staff of Planet-Tolkien.com in keeping with our Family Friendly Site rating, does not condone the taking or glorifying of drugs as they are harmful to ones mind and body, and to society in general. Moderator Smilie
I still like Beleriland the most. I'll always call it that from now on, which reminds me, my friend pronunced it "Berry-land". Big Smile Smilie

And then there's: "Ar-gon". My dad calls Inu-Yasha: "Inyu-squatcha". And my friend's dad calls it "Inu-washa-squasha".

But you do have to admit, Beleriland is so much fun to say! Wiggle Smilie
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My always and ever favorite remains Tim Benzadrin(o.) The mods may kill this, dunno, but it's late and hopefully a few folks can get some chuckles in the mean time. It can't be that bad; the gub-mint ain't banned it (yet.)

Heh, you should've posted Legolamb's song of "The fair elven maid of Nisselrode".
Yeah, I should've gone with my gut on that one, sorry all. No more flirting with disaster for me.
i used to pronoune ilbo bib lo. :-D
and ilbo...? another mispronunciation? Wink Smilie
I always and will always Pronounce America Am-rica Big Smile Smilie
ive asked this question to many of my friends plenty of times;

"Do you like Tolkien??"

they reply "yes i do like talking"

aaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrggggggggg

it gets quite annoying Big Smile Smilie
:funnylaugh : Nice one LossSmile Smilie
You wouldn't confuse your friend so much if you'd pronounce it toll-keen instead of tall-ken, but I still find myself occasionally reverting back to toll-ken, which was the way I pronounced it until I came here and got some larn-nen. Teacher Smilie Elf With a Big Grin Smilie