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Maj. Thornberg: What was the weapon you used?

Col. O'Neill: [innocently] Weapon?

Maj. Thornberg: Our cameras saw some sort of weapon.

Col. O'Neill: Oh. Well, it's hard to say.

Maj. Thornberg: Some sort of state secret?

Col. O'Neill: No, just difficult to pronounce.

Marge: That's very generous of you, Mr...

Alien: To pronounce it correctly, I would have to... pull out your tongue.

Marge: Ugh.
The Simpsons, "Treehouse of Horror"
Eric: No, we're not all doomed, one man here still has a chance. One man, can take a stand for all of us. And that man's name is F- well, we can't pronounce his real name, so we call him Fez!
... I told you to get used to hearing that name, and if possible, get used to saying it.
Herman Cain on Rod Blagojevich

Most mortals are incapable of even hearing the names of demons, never mind such niceties as pronouncing them. Sometimes highly trained musicians will pick up a few syllables, and echoes of the names have been known to haunt the dreams of the newly deaf. For no reason known to anyone, armadillos can hear them easily, although they generally just roll up into a ball.

Hello. My name can only be expressed by focusing pure waves of heat into a form of communication deadly to your kind.
Fire elemental, Speak With Monsters

Del Portus' wife(?): PQWRSTL!?

???: I'm ♥♪!?, but it's hard to pronounce so... Call me "Geno", after the doll.
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