I saw that someone from the UK had got to my blog the other day by searching the phrase
My first thought was a mocking and cruel one. Along the lines of
"Ha, how stupid can someone be? It's obvious how to pronounce the word, surely anyone can work that out?"
Then I thought more about the important matter. It dawned on me that, if a chap isn't Sri Lankan, or Dutch, or used to hearing and saying the word, then it's a total mindfuck of a word. My possible pronounciations are:
Confusing really, this whole language and phonetics business isn't it?