Pronounciation of "X" in the beginning (5)

> ...
> It should be noted that this universal principle (;-) is routinely
> violated by American television reporters who pronounce
> every Spanish name with the great rhotaic and guttural flourish
> derived from their two years of high-school Spanish.   It would
> break your heart to hear them say "Nicaragua"  (nee-kah-rrrrraaahh-
> ghhwah)  (which I hear on the BBC as "nikuh-rah-gyoo-ah")   ;-)

Take a little of your own medicine. Why on hearth 
is it all right to pronounce in Spain English names 
in English and is it ludicrous to pronounce in San 
Francisco Spanish names in Spanish?

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