As hard as you might try, it's almost impossible to avoid smirking when you hear the name of the seventh planet. This video, by GCP Grey, takes a look at the history of its name, how it could have had a monicker that made fewer children laugh and — most importantly — how to go about pronouncing it on those rare occasions when you simply have to refer to it directly. [YouTube]
How To Pronounce Uranus Without Laughing
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