How do you pronounce ‘Yngwie’?

I’m loving YouTube just now. Sure it has its fair share of rubbish, but there are some absolute gems. Like these:

Yngwie Malmsteen — Your local guitar god

This is a fantastic parody of the shredding, Bach-esque guitar hero from Sweden. I once spent an enjoyable summer’s evening in a homeless hostel in London with a Swedish girl teaching me how to pronounce his name properly. That sentence didn’t sound right, did it?

Tiny TV Boss

Adam Buxton from The Adam and Joe Show on the electric television has a son. Called Frank. This is he, of that name and family. Apparently he’s some kind of high-flying TV executive.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 46 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall. Currently on sabbatical. I am a priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir.

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