How to Pronounce Tagliabue

The name Tagliabue is often pronounced “TAG-lee-a-bu” in American English. The former NFL Commissioner’s surname is pronounced “tal-ya-BU-eh” in Italian with the accent on BU. To an Italian speaker, the American way to pronounce Tagliabue with the hard G sounds harsh. The name means Butcher; Taglia means cut and bue means steer, so it means “steer […]