Does it annoy you when people pronounce Mario as Mare-E-oh?

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1 year ago#1
It drives me nuts!

I'd rather it be "MAR-E-OH"


What about you?
Is there other nintendo related things that you hear mispronounced?
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1 year ago#2
I wasn't aware people could mispronounce Mario...
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1 year ago#3
Those East Coast folks, I tell you.
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1 year ago#4
it definitely sounds weird to me, when i hear "mare-E-o".

i mean hell, he even says it himself, "it'sa me, MARRR-e-o"
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1 year ago#5
Mah-ree-oh.
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1 year ago#6
I'm more used to Mare-E-Oh. Marr-E-Oh sounds weird to me.
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1 year ago#7
Not really, all the countries has different phonetic with the letters, principally the vocals

I mean the english, french and i think the german too share the same phonetic with the vocals: Ei (A), Ee (E), I, Ou (O) and You (U)

Meanwhile the spanish, portuguese, italian and even the japanese share the same phonetic with the vocals: A (ah), E (eh), I (ih), O (oh) and U (uh)

Since Mario comes from Italy, the pronunciation must be in the italian form but that its so optional that in my opinion it's not annoy me when its pronounced different (even Mario pronounced his own name in different phonetic all the time)
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1 year ago#8
I call him Marty-o.
1 year ago#9
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1 year ago#10
Haha. This bothers me too. Same with people calling the super Nintendo a snes like it's a word.
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