You’ve Been Pronouncing Blink 182 WRONG Your Entire Life

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There’s a lot of things we don’t know in the world, but most of us pride ourselves on knowing everything about our favourite band, especially when it comes to how to pronounce their name!

So, when you think of the iconic band blink 182, you’re almost certain you know how to pronounce it. 

But you would be wrong, because the founding members just cleared up the confusion. 

Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus took to Twitter to reply to James Corden telling his fans how to pronounce the name. 

Mark wrote, “Thank you James. Some say one eighty two. Some say one eight two. But in all of this, I feel like we’ve lost sight of the fact that the B in blink-182 should be lower-case.”


Then, Tom chimed in to reveal how we should actually pronounce blink 182:

“It’s actually— Blink eighteen-two.”


We suddenly feel like our lives have been a lie…


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Hayley Mitchelhill-Miller

12 June 2019

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