Saturday, December 31, 2011

Jimmy Fallon's Engrish Odysey

My Asian cable carries CNBC, and they have been showing Jimmy Fallon shows on the weekends. The cable guide is never a paragon of great spelling, but they seem to be having a lot more trouble with his name even than usual.

Within the first few weeks, his name was variously reported as:


Fallan; and


In this month's guide it is listed as:


They've got a few more variants to work through, by my reckoning.

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