COMMENT:

The mangled versions of Chiefs prop Angus Ta'avao's surname make for excruciating listening.

Alongside teammate Lachlan Boshier - whose surname is also commonly mispronounced - Ta'avao runs through how not to pronounce his name in the new Super Rugby Say My Name video.

Light-hearted as the video may be, Ta'avao and Boshier are fronting an issue which remains an embarrassing problem in 2019.

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The mispronunciation of Pasifika and Māori names (as well as names like Boshier) continue to be disappointing not just for owners of mangled names, but for those who value what a name represents. The problem is