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Mr Sanook? | Joe Biden gaffe as he mispronounces Prime Minster Rishi Sunak's name

Telegraph, 26 Jan 2023
President Joe Biden mispronounced Rishi Sunak’s name yesterday/WED as he thanked the British Prime Minister for the UK’s support of Ukraine.

Mr Biden, who has acknowledged struggling with a stutter, called Mr Sunak “Sanuk” in an address at the White House.

The US president similarly mispronounced the Prime Minister’s surname - as well as adding a “d” to his first name - in October when he called to congratulate him on his “groundbreaking achievement” of becoming the first Asian premier of the UK.


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