Wednesday, April 21, 2010

How do you say Eyjafjallajokull?

By now, I'm sure you've heard of the Icelandic volcano that has disrupted flights across Europe -- but can you pronounce it? According to a librarian for NPR, the correct way to pronounce it is "AY-yah-fyah-lah-YOH-kuul." Read more about it here. Be sure to listen to the audio clip of Rognvaldur Olafsson, chief inspector of Iceland's Civil Protection Agency, saying "the Eyjafjallajokull volcano."

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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