MLA Platinum Award Press Release

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

Author Pronunciations

13 last names beginning with "O"

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noola o-fway-lawn
o-RORK
Tay-uh Ah-bret
oh-DELL
o-GAR-wa
OLM-STED
on-DARt-she (the t is not silent but is barely heard and rolls into the final syllable)
oar-mn
oh-RAHZ-co
or-sun-do
ooo-yee-yemi
"a-mos (a is pronounced as in apple)" oh-zz
OH-zik
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