Found January 19, 2013 on
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For those of you unfamiliar with Boston mayor Tom Menino, he has a tiny problem of pronouncing certain local area sports stars and recently, a interview with NECN regarding a bet that he had with Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blak caused him to flub some more.
Thanks to the alert eyes of The Nosebleeds, check out Menino screwing up some player names including some guy named Rob Gronkowski:
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