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    Sorry, But You Have Been Pronouncing Roald Dahl's Name Wrong This Whole Time

    James and the Giant WTF?

    If you were ever a child, then there's probably a 99.999998% chance you know who Roald Dahl is.


    But did you know Roald Dahl's first name isn't pronounced like "ROLLED" (or however you'd phonetically write that out)?

    It is actually pronounced "ROO-ALL"!!!

    If you don't believe me — and, really, why should you — check out this VERY CLEAR pronunciation from Dahl's short-lived TV show called Way Out:

    View this video on YouTube

    Yes, Dahl ALSO had a TV show that he hosted. It was kind of like a Twilight Zone-esque anthology series.

    My immediate thoughts: "ROO-ALL! RUE-ALL?! Like RuPaul, but without the P?!"

    And thus concludes today's lesson in a random bit of history.