Here presented, for the edification of the inquisitive and the education of the ignorant, is a handy guide to the pronunciation of words, names, and other Low Life jazz. If there’s a word you and your peeps are stuck on, please post to this thread in the forum and I’ll see if I can help you win the bet.
Babajuana – BOB-uh-WONN-uh
Bodul – Rhymes with yodel.
Boorglezar – BOR-gul-zar
Circuspi Nut – SER-kuss-pee NUT (kind of like circus peanut)
Cremefillian – kreem-FILL-EE-un
Croach – Rhymes with poach, roach, and loach, but not with peas, nurse, nor encyclopedia.
Flew – FLOO, as it “no longer flies”.
Funguy – FUN-guy
Hoomanrace – hoo-MUN Race.
Horc – Rhymes with spork.
Mutha Oith – It’s a bastardization of Mother Earth. MUTH-uh OYTH.
Oofo – OO-FOE. Like UFO, only pronounced and spelled differently.
Pile – Rhymes with smile, of course.
Smelf – Rhymes with shelf.
Snell – Rhymes with shell, yell, tell, bell, and Marcel.
Tain’t – Rhymes with paint.
Tizn’t – Rhymes with isn’t. It’s a contraction of it isn’t.
Werm – Sounds just like worm, but is usually spoken with a derisive sneer.