Watch What Happens When These L.A. Rams Try To Pronounce SoCal Place Names
Los Angeles street names are notoriously hard to pronounce for new arrivals. Many of the words are Spanish, but they've been anglicized over the years by Midwestern arrivals, creating Los Angeles-unique pronunciations that have confused outsiders for years.
Jo Kwon of KFI News put some of the city's most touted new arrivals to the test, and the results were pretty great. Here's what happens when some of the LA Rams tried to tackle pronouncing L.A. street names.
Mike Thomas, a wide receiver from Chicago, Illinois was challenged with Tujunga:
Here's Brian Quick, a wide receiver from Columbia, South Carolina trying to take on La Cañada:
Eric Kush, an offensive lineman from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was also asked to take on La Cañada:
Maurice Alexander (a safety from St. Louis) and Isiah Battle (a safety from Brooklyn, New York) were given one of L.A.'s great boulevards, and most notoriously mispronounced streets, Sepulveda:
And here's Maurice Alexander again, trying his hand at Cahuenga:
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