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Photos: How John Travolta would mispronounce the names of Colorado celebrities

One of the weirdest moments in this year's Oscars came when John Travolta pronounced the name of Frozen co-star Idina Menzel as "Adele Dazeem." (If you missed it, we've included the video below.) Inspired, the folks at Slate came up with a widget that lets folks type in any name to find out how Travolta would butcher it .

How would Johnny T mangle the monikers of Colorado celebrities like John Elway, Adele Arakawa, Lindsey Vonn and John Hickenlooper? Continue to check out the hilarious results.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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