Sixteen Hard-to-Spell Words That Houstonians Know
The NBA's all-time blocks leader brought two championships to Houston, and he deserves to have his name spelled correctly.
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A mumbler might pronounce it "Water-Burger," but what a burger it is.
Rudy Tomjanovich is a big enough part of Rockets history that every Houston basketball fan knows how to spell his name - a hell of a name it is.
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Anise is a spice. Annise is the mayor.
A lot of Lamar High School graduates have this name printed on their diplomas.
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There's no "e" in the last name of this Killer Bee.
4. Minute Maid
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Though the name was chosen to imply that the orange juice concentrate was quick and easy to use, it's "maid," not "made." Houstonian should know. The juice company is the sponsor of the stadium the Astros play in, after all.