Even if your name is normal, getting it butchered is a part of life. Somehow, having your name mispronounced also happens to super-famous celebrities, even though their names are broadcast to millions daily. Here's how to properly pay homage to your idols by getting their names right, once and for all.

1. Bjork.

You've seen that swan dress photo plenty of times. Enough is enough.
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She’s the most famous and beloved Icelandic person in the world. They speak a whole different language there, called Icelandic, which might be why English speakers can’t get the nuance of her name right. It’s not “bee-YORK”—it’s “bee-YERK.”


2. Dr. Seuss.

Would you, could you… with a cat?

There exists a musical called Seussical, a musical based on the works of Dr. Seuss. The title is designed to cleverly rhyme with musical. Except it really doesn’t. The world’s most notorious green eggs/ham pusher was born Theodore Seuss Geisel. “Seuss” doesn’t rhyme with “juice” or “loose,” but it does rhyme with “Joyce.”

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