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How do you say "Eyjafjallajökull" anyway?

Posted April 20, 2010

We were chatting in the Weather Center this morning about how to pronounce the name of that volcano in Iceland, "Eyjafjallajökull."  Elizabeth found this article from the London Independent newspaper which seems to be a pretty good overview of how to spit out all those syllables.  Your mouth will resemble a volcano.

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  • jeffdewitt Apr 20, 2010

    I pronounce it the same way it seems everyone else does, "the Icelandic Volcano"!

  • thefensk Apr 20, 2010

    Still prefer the designs of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth:
    http://www.mrgasser.com/littlejewel.htm

    On the volcano ... they should just rename it "The Volcano"

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