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So for year when I'm around the corner from home, I call my wife to find out if I must stop and grab anything at the store. And never once had an issue until recently. When I request for Google to call her, I have always used name and surname (It's a legacy thing I just can't shake.) Our surname is Crosby but for the past 2 or 3 weeks google keeps spelling it Crosbie, and then says I don't have a contact by that name. I then try again and again and eventually take my eyes off the road to see what is going on, and remember, right, say first name only and it finds her and then tells me that its "Calling ******* Crosby" you know, just to rub it in my face.

I have tried retraining my voice, I deleted and re-setup my entire home and all devices I have deleted everything I could find that I thought could be causing it, but, I don't feel this is local. My language has always been set to English south Africa  and USA English. Why all of a sudden? Flip it's irritating. Been doing it for 4 years, and it's become such a habit that it irks the living * out of me.
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Thanks Ben I'll actually give that a go a little later, didn't even know that was possible. But then, I know I have barely scratched the surface of the assistant.
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Thanks Ben,

It does work, but I have to train myself now not to say it the old way. But at least I don't have argents with my phone anymore. Looks rather strange at the traffic lights. :-D
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Hi, SC Cro,
 
 
You are welcome and thank you for your feedback.
 
I'm glad I was able to help.
 
Ben Liebrand
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Hello,
Welcome to the Google Assistant support forum.

Can you please try after adding custom pronunciation? 
You may check this help center article: https://support.google.com/assistant/thread/109720552/custom-pronunciations-on-google-assistant?hl=en

Please note that this forum is run by volunteers known as Google Product Experts who are not Google employees and are merely advising on best practices and interpreting Google's policies based on their experience.
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