The woman sparks a huge debate about how to pronounce Julia — and no one can agree

A woman on Mumsnet has sent people into a meltdown after sharing users about how to pronounce the popular and traditional girl name Juliet

A woman on Mumsnet has left users with a torn pronunciation
A woman on Mumsnet tore users up with the pronunciation (stock photo)

A woman on the internet has people in crisis because they wanted to know how to pronounce a popular and traditional name.

A user of social media parenting site Mumsnet sparked a huge debate after asking how to pronounce the name Juliet.

They shared a post to clear up the “confusion over the pronunciation” of the name – best known for William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet.

The Mumsnet poster left users torn when they asked for their personal interpretation of how the name was pronounced.

in the her postShe wrote: “I posted yesterday about the name Juliet and it seems there might be some confusion as to the pronunciation. So how would you pronounce the name?

Users shared the debate with Mumsnet (stock image)


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“JULIE-et?” or “Julie-ET?” she asks.

The female name – that is meaning “youthful,” and the female version of Julius, son of the Roman god Jupiter is a popular choice of name.

Users flocked to the original post’s comments section to discuss the true pronunciation of the name.

“Julie-ET,” added one. “But I think I probably stressed both syllables quite heavily. They are fairly balanced with a slight extra on the -ET.”

Users were torn over the pronunciation (stock photo)


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DockOTheBay commented, “I think Juliette would have an emphasis on the ‘et’ syllable, Juliet on the ‘Julie’ part.”

“Exactly what DockoftheBay said — JULIE-et for your spelling,” agreed one user. “Julie-ET for Juliette.”

A fourth wrote: “Agree that Juliette should have stress on the ‘et’ syllable and Juliet on the ‘julie’ part.

“However, most people will mispronounce Juliet as Juliette.”

“Joolee ette,” a fifth penned. “No stress on any syllable.”

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