I’ve given up trying to correct people.
Megan. It’s not hard to spell.
Thomas not Thompson
It’s Octavia not fricking Olivia
Deborah has been spelled so many different ways I can’t
Noelle. Noel. Nole. Nope.
Valerie. not valarie, not valeri, not valeria, not valery. valerie
It’s Villegas not Ville-gas, not Ville-a-gas.
Mollie not Molly. Or Mahly. Or Polly. Or Holly. Or Mollee. Or Moley.
And my last name, forget about it. Only two people have ever gotten right on the first go.
Michael not michaels or mikael or mikaels
Damon. People here in Germany always pronounce it like ‘Dah-mon’.
There is no “A”, “U”, or “I” in “Solomon”.
Even people I’ve worked with for 5 years still get it wrong.