I just had to share this because it’s so incredibly rare. I did a double take the first time I saw it. Sauna is pronounced incorrectly in the U.S. so often, that when you say it right people often don’t know even what you’re talking about.
“Had a great SOW-nah last night.”
“I’m sorry, come again?”
“SOW-nahs. They’re great.”
“Oh, yes, I love those.”