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Can You Pronounce Pete Buttigieg?

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Posted on March 22, 2019, at 6:36 p.m. ET

Hi there! Do you know who this man is?

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That's right! It's Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and one of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls.

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Next question: Can you pronounce his name? It's a tough one!

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Take this quiz:

  1. How do you pronounce Pete Buttigieg?
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    Peet But-tie-gedge
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    Peet Buddha-egg
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    Pee-tee Butt-edge
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    Peet But-a-guy
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    PEEEEEEEEEEE-ter But-i-geyser
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    Pisa Budweiser-geiger-counter
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    Penzance Boo-boo-gun
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    Petition Booger-egg
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    Poy-ter Booty-judger
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    Pie-town Butter-guggle
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    Pit Boo!
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    Pet-pet Booby-giggle
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    Phillie Phanatic Batavia-Gig
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    Peet Boot-edge-edge
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    Ete Utt-eeg-ig (the P and the B are silent)
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    Pē-té Büt-tï-giėg
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    Benedict Cumberbatch
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    Pizza Bitter-gaggle
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    Wrong!

    It's Peet! Boot-edge-edge! We Think!

While you're here, check out our interview with Pete Buttigieg, whose name you now know how to say!

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