Howtopronouncemyname.com website

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Eager to create a website and wanting to solve a perennial problem, I created howtopronouncemyname.com. With a goal to make people laugh and maybe learn how to pronounce my name, I kept an eye to having a diverse cast of people pronouncing my name and included a video with two people teaching and learning.

The website featured people pronouncing my name with their portraits in buttons. Once tapped, their portrait will go into full colour.

I made it a priority to ensure diversity among the guests.

It also featured a video with Nick Angiers (on the right, below) teaching Mihir Vaidya how to pronounce my name. Nick has a Masters in Chinese Linguistics.

In fact, I learned a lot about how my name was pronounced through making this video.

The backgrounds of each section featured many mispronunciations of my name, which viewers felt were a humorous touch.