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This is the most recent information about Ghoti Hook that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Ghoti Hook, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).


Band Name Origins:

  • ghoti hook, pronounced "fish hook," really is spelled with the 'gh' from words like 'enough' and the 'o' from 'women' and 'ti' from words like 'martian' but it was not a critic of the english language. the term is actually a musical reference, how certain different notes can give the same tone. Submitted by: Eric
  • actually, it was George Bernard Shaw who came up with the follies of the English language by saying fish should be spelled ghoti Submitted by: marty

Stupid Band Names:

  • What's stupid about it is that they want you to pronounce the first word like "fish." Clearly it looks like it should be pronounced "goaty" instead...I bet 99 out of 100 people would agree. Submitted by: Mr. Critic
  • Sounds more like a weapon John Gotti uses than a Christian band. Submitted by: Chrissie

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Dr. Ghoti Hook
Dr. Hook combined with Ghoti Hook
Also known as Dr. Fish Hook. (Ghoti is pronounced 'fish' by the band.)
Submitted By: Odie Garfield
School Of Ghoti
School Of Fish combined with Ghoti Hook
'Ghoti' is pronounced 'fish', as mentioned several times on this site. Yes it's weird, but that's how they do it.
Submitted By: Art Decca
Gotye Hook
Ghoti Hook combined with Gotye
Similar to the way the first band's name *should* be pronounced.
Submitted By: T

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

"fish hook
They want you to pronounce the first word as "fish", which I think is kinda stupid, given the spelling.
Submitted by: Christie

Band Name Anagrams:

Hook It Hog Submitted by: Lefty Lucy

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