MLA Platinum Award Press Release

Guidance on how to pronounce author names, for authors whose last name begins with "M"!

Author Pronunciations

37 last names beginning with "M"

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marse (rhymes with farce)
Rymes with Gazelle
MAY-cumber
ma-gwire (rhymes with liar)
mac-EYE
sa-ree-tah mun-dan-nah
Emily's last name is Mandel. St. John is her middle name and it is pronounced as it looks, Saint John
man-TELL
http://anationofwimps.com/
Haa-vee-air Mar-ee-us
yarn mar-TELL (slight emphasis on second syllable)
ma-TARR
im-BOW-low m-BOO-ay
muh-KAF-free
Muh-cork-run
mc-CULL-uh
(like Amy)
Da-ra McKeon
pronounced Katrina
me-chuhm
first name is pronounced my-lee. Last name is pronounced maloy
dih-now men-guess-too
my-yer
mor-ton my-ers
mee-AY-vill
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