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Tucker Carlson doesn’t know know how to pronounce Kamala Harris’ name. Do you?

A guest had to correct the Fox News host.

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The internet is attempting to correct the record on the pronunciation of “Kamala” Harris after the politician was announced as Joe Biden’s running mate on Tuesday.

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As news of her appointment made the rounds, Twitter users began noticing numerous mispronunciations across network television.

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The issue is undoubtedly a common one as Harris even went as far as to explain how to say her first name in her memoir.

By the way, in her memoir ⁦@KamalaHarris⁩ explains the right way to pronounce her first name. It is “comma-la,” like the punctuation mark. pic.twitter.com/gdKaY0sQd8— Carlos Lozada (@CarlosLozadaWP) August 11, 2020
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Harris notes that her name is pronounced “comma-la, like the punctuation mark.”

Countless Twitter users were also hell bent on informing the public that her name was pronounced “comma-la” as well.

Friendly reminder to a lot of folks going on TV right now: it’s pronounced COMMA-LA. It ain’t that hard & she deserves to have it said correctly.— Lily Adams (@adamslily) August 11, 2020
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Heard in homes all across the country: “It’s Comma-la, Dad.”— Alec MacGillis (@AlecMacGillis) August 11, 2020
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By the way, it’s pronounced Comma-la.— @JulieZebrak (@JulieZebrak) August 12, 2020Users also began pointing to common but incorrect pronunciations such as “cam-uh-luh” as well.

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By the way, it’s “Comma-la” not “cam-uh-luh”— Daniel Roth (@droth97) August 11, 2020
Let’s say it together: comma-laNot ka-mah-la— antonio (@antoniodesean) August 11, 2020
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It’s pronounced COMMA-LA. All y’all can easily pronounce these Game of Thrones names yet can’t pronounce KAMALA. Learn it. #BidenHarris2020 pic.twitter.com/qHhgEsSukS— Adam Pick A Senate Race Smith (@AdamJSmithGA) August 11, 2020
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Harris even produced a video with the sole task of informing people how to properly say her name back in 2016.

“People pronounce my name many different ways,” she tweeted at the time. “Let #KidsForKamala show you how it’s done.”

People pronounce my name many different ways. Let #KidsForKamala show you how it’s done. pic.twitter.com/7QoQGN0B4k— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) May 24, 2016
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The pronunciation fiasco reached a fever pitch after Fox News host Tucker Carlson blew up at a guest on his program after being corrected on the name.

Tucker Carlson loses it when a guest corrects his pronunciation of Kamala Harris’s name pic.twitter.com/1fHIrPGuwN— nikki mccann ramírez (@NikkiMcR) August 12, 2020
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With Harris now the running mate of Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, it’s likely the country will see many mispronunciations and corrections in the coming weeks.

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