Column: Why some Americans still mispronounce Kamala Harris, despite her almost 2 decades in public service. (It’s ‘comma-la.’)

It’s pronounced “comma-la.” Soft vowels. Equal emphasis on all three syllables. “Like the punctuation mark,” vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said of the pronunciation.

The senator’s first name has Hindi origins (her mother was born in India; her father was born in Jamaica). And despite her almost two decades in public office, it continues to inspire a variety of mispronunciations.

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