Before I started work at Citibank, I was always under the impression that there was only one way to pronounce my name.
I mean, Melody is not a strange foreign word. But the different variations I get of my name in a matter of 3 months has proven to me that maybe Melody really isn't that common a word, even amongst the English-educated.
Starting from the most common mispronounciation, not including the numerous times I get called Melanie and Madeline.....
And the one that leaves me dumbstruck with bafflement....