Linguistic Pet Hates, One of Many

From a BBC picture story:

“Yangon, also known as Rangoon,
in Myanmar, also known as Burma”

They’re NOT “also known as”.
They’re the same effin’ words.
Just different phoenetic spellings.
You need to learn to pronounce ’em right.

Rangoon / Yangon
Burma / Myanmar

You can just hear the British Empire quelling the natives.
Jeez. That’s all folks.

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