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Old 07-12-2019, 02:09 PM
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I am on a project at work and there is a guy name Pankaj pronounced pawn-kawsh, but the project manager on the project keeps calling him pan-jock. We have been working on this for 2 months and I bet she has heard it pronounced correctly over 200 times and he introduced himself to her in person when the project started. This drives me crazy. How would you feel if someone did this to you?
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I would tell him to call me by my AO gamertag.
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Old 07-12-2019, 02:14 PM
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I am on a project at work and there is a guy name Pankaj pronounced pawn-kawsh, but the project manager on the project keeps calling him pan-jock. We have been working on this for 2 months and I bet she has heard it pronounced correctly over 200 times and he introduced himself to her in person when the project started. This drives me crazy. How would you feel if someone did this to you?
Start calling her Toby imo
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I am on a project at work and there is a guy name Pankaj pronounced pawn-kawsh, but the project manager on the project keeps calling him pan-jock. We have been working on this for 2 months and I bet she has heard it pronounced correctly over 200 times and he introduced himself to her in person when the project started. This drives me crazy. How would you feel if someone did this to you?
It's enough to drive me to drink!!!!


Oooh. Sorry. What a fox-paws.

Pull her to side, alone, privately, kiss her, and say, "It's Pawn-kawsh, sweetie, don't you forget it."
Then, as you hold her in that now-famous WWII VJ-Day Times Square embrace, just let go of her.
See if she forgets after that!
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If that happened to me, I'd ask her to call me T-Bone
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If that happened to me, I'd ask her to call me T-Bone
Too late. That's already taken.
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Too late. That's already taken.
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I am on a project at work and there is a guy name Pankaj pronounced pawn-kawsh, but the project manager on the project keeps calling him pan-jock. We have been working on this for 2 months and I bet she has heard it pronounced correctly over 200 times and he introduced himself to her in person when the project started. This drives me crazy. How would you feel if someone did this to you?
I think you should pull the project manager aside and mention that this is awkward.
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I had a coworker, good friend and hiking buddy, who pronounces my name wrong to this day when we get together. Completely got the vowel wrong. Like, if my name were "Hallback," he has, for the entire time I've known him, called me "Hallbuck." It's weird.
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