back to top
DIY

27 Things Your Parents Call By The Wrong Name

“The FaceTube.”

Posted on

The BuzzFeed staff recently shared some of the names their parents never get right:

1. "Jennifer JayLawrence"

The "J-Law" nickname is very confusing to some parents.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

The "J-Law" nickname is very confusing to some parents.

2. "Trader Jones"

3. "P.J. Chung's"

4. "Hewlett Packard"

Tobias Schwarz / Reuters

5. "Chip-o-tay"

Also "Chip-ol-tay" and "Chip-pot-lay."
Flickr: jason_coleman

Also "Chip-ol-tay" and "Chip-pot-lay."

6. "The Facebook"

7. "Email"

8. "Mick McCaughlin"

20th Century Fox

9. "Panero's"

10. "JPOG"

11. "Katie Haggle"

Jason Merritt / Via Getty Images Entertainment

12. "Vay-gan"

13. "Tweeter"

14. "Jon Daily"

Ethan Miller / Via Getty Images

15. "You Tube Dot Com"

16. "Bone-oh"

Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

17. "Bread And Breakfast"

Dan O'Brien / Flickr: according2obrien

18. "BirdSeed"

Also "Busby’s," "FeedBuzz," and "BuzzFed."
BuzzFeed.com

Also "Busby’s," "FeedBuzz," and "BuzzFed."

19. "Julie Roberts"

Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

20. "Nintendo"

21. "Fifty Cents"

Jared C. Tilton / Via Getty Sports Images

22. "Maria Callendar"

23. "Fair-all"

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

24. "GSP"

25. "Lord Google"

Danny Moloshok / Reuters

26. "Williams Of Somoa"

27. "Goldie Hawn's daughter"

Danny Moloshok / Reuters

What do your parents pronounce incorrectly? Add 'em in the comments!

The best things at three price points