How Do You Pronounce Gorsuch? by the Forward

How Do You Pronounce Gorsuch?

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Originally posted February 1, 2017. Updated March 22, 2017.

On January 31, President Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to the Supreme Court. The vacancy in the nation’s highest court was created by the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016. Gorsuch is currently a federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

So, how do you prounounce his last name?

According to Trump’s January announcement, it’s “Gore-sitch” (ɡɔːrsətʃ), rhyming with “itch.”

However, as revealed during his March 21 confirmation hearing, Judge Gorsuch himself pronounces it “Gore-such,” rhyming with “much.”

Watch Gorsuch pronounce his name here:


Laura E. Adkins is the Forward’s contributing network editor. Contact her at adkins@forward.com or on Twitter, @Laura_E_Adkins.

Donald Trump Mispronounced Neil Gorsuch’s Name. Here’s How To Really Say It

Donald Trump Mispronounced Neil Gorsuch’s Name. Here’s How To Really Say It

Donald Trump Mispronounced Neil Gorsuch’s Name. Here’s How To Really Say It

How Do You Pronounce Neil Gorsuch?

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Laura E. Adkins

Laura E. Adkins

Laura E. Adkins is the Forward’s Deputy Opinion Editor and runs Scribe, the Forward’s Contributor Network. She holds a B.A. in Economics from NYU and grew up in Southwest Missouri. She writes about data, orthodoxy, kosher wine and builds interactive maps — though usually not all at the same time. Contact Laura at adkins@forward.com, like her page on Facebook, or follow her on Twitter.

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