My mouth wants to pronounce it Hez-BO-luh, like e-BO-la.
Hez-bo-LAH just doesn’t feel right.
On another note, I put the word Ebola on top of my list of the world’s scariest/most disgusting words:
- sucking chest wound
- Bubonic plague
- Dengue fever
- living dead
- toenail fungus
- infected armpit hair
- anal fissure
- necrotizing fasciitis
- greenish, foul smelling, foamy discharge