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Justice Sotomayor’s name

On the “Late Show,” David Letterman aired a new segment in 2009 called the “Sonia Sotomayor Pronunciation Round-Up.” The video, found at shows the myriad ways talking heads and anchors alike have screwed up the name of the would-be Supreme Court justice.

In fact, the problem has gotten so bad that the Associate Press had to publish a guide to pronouncing her name.

Jon Stewart ran a similar segment on Sotomayor, which dealt more sharply with her critics, where Letterman let the video speak for itself. Stewart’s video can be seen at