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    Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    It is pronounced EDGE-um, not Eee-jum.


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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    I don't like him as much now. Seems a little unathletic.



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    It is pronounced EDGE-um, not Eee-jum.
    I heard Tj pronounce it "edge-um" in his interview on M&M last night. I immediately wondered if we all had it wrong.


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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Everybody? I knew it was Edge-um for months. Can't you tell when I type it? :)



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Not as mind blowing as mar-kwez



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    I'd like to propose that we just call him "Johnny Monster Truck Dunk" from now on.



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    It is pronounced EDGE-um, not Eee-jum.

    I'm a little rusty on my English. How do we get the sound of an "D" out of Ejim?



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    I beleive the "d" is silent in edge.



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    So Hoiberg was also pronouncing it wrong all day yesterday?

    That's not a good sign. I would think the head coach should know how to pronounce his player's names?



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    I'm pretty sure I heard Hoiberg pronounce it Eee-jum as well



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    He's Canadian, who cares?



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    LOL this thread is hilarious! Eee-Jum or Edge-um oh well, Melvin needs a nickname!



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Based on this new information, his nickname has to be Melvin "The Edge" Ejim.


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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Based on this new information, his nickname has to be Melvin "The Edge" Ejim.
    Melvin "Edge 'Em" Ejim?



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    Re: Everyone has been pronouncing Melvin Ejim's last name wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    So Hoiberg was also pronouncing it wrong all day yesterday?

    That's not a good sign. I would think the head coach should know how to pronounce his player's names?
    Perrault, is that you?


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