Most People Mispronounce Nickelback Singer Chad Kroeger’s Name
Chad Kroger of Canadian rock band Nickelback performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 20, 2013. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images)

When you say the name of Nickelback’s frontman, how do you pronounce it? Turns out, most people are probably saying it wrong.

Chad Kroeger-pronounced Krooger-has clarified the pronunciation of his name in a recent interview and why he never corrects people who get it wrong.

Kroeger said, “I never get time, because it goes, ‘Hey, well here we are with Chad ‘Kroh-ger,’ dah-dah-dah-dah-dah, so how are things going?’ And by the time it gets… it’s so far in by the time I get to say something, I don’t actually… because if I just stop and go, ‘Actually, it’s ‘Kroo-ger,” I’m gonna look like such a [expletive]. So I’m just like, ‘Whatever, I don’t care.’”

Have you ever pronounced someone’s name wrong on accident? Has your name been pronounced wrong? How have you been saying Chad Kroeger’s name this whole time?

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