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Trouble in Turn 4 writes:
"Juan PABLO Montoya"
Posted by Hyperacti on October 20, 2010
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Short entry. I was watching the Sprint Cup series race a few weeks ago and my mom asked me why the announcers and commentators always have to say the "Pablo" that comes between Juan, and Montoya.

Personally I am not a fan of 3-word names. In my ideal world, his name is simply Juan Montoya and that's final. This way it fits in with everybody else's name. I'm one of those people who are just a tad OCD about things like that.

Furthermore, I usually go as far as to conciously omit the "Pablo" whenever I mention him while speaking or writing.

So anyways. Mama noticed that the announcers tend to say the "Pablo" more often than they tend to leave it out. Which would you rather hear? Which do you like better? Would you rather hear "Juan Montoya" or "Juan Pablo Montoya", whenever his name needs to be said?

Someone should make a tally at during the Martinsville race. # of times they say "Juan Montoya" and # of times they say "Juan Pablo Montoya". It would also be nice if somebody shed some light on his official (proper) name-styling in the comments. It's something I could go look up myself, but that might take the fun out of reading the responses.

Although now that I think about it, his name with the "Pablo" included is actually a bit catchier...

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