Are You Down With UPPP?

So I just had a uvulopalatopharyngoplasty three weeks ago to deal with my sleep apnea, with an interesting result:

I can no longer correctly pronounce my own name.

While I generally introduce myself to non-Hebrew speakers as "my-kah", like the mineral, my name is actually pronounced "mee-cha", with a guttural "ch", like in the German "Bach" or Scottish "Loch." Without a uvula, I can no longer make this sound.

On the bright side, at least I have a new cocktail party icebreaker.

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Chaval

Micha,

Ani kotev et zeh kachah she'acherim lo yavinu-- atah kochav!

A star who can no longer

A star who can no longer pronounce nearly half the words in that sentence. :(

I hate to break it to you,

I hate to break it to you, Micha, but I think you're now technically Catholic.

Does this mean you can't hock loogeys either?