LOS FELIZ (CBSLA.com) — A Reddit post about a misspelled “Los Feliz” sign on the 5 Freeway has set off a debate about how the city’s name ought to be pronounced.

The Los Feliz resident snapped a photo of what he says are Caltrans workers fixing a sign that read, “Los Fezil Blvd” when it should have read “Los Feliz Blvd.”

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The Reddit thread quickly transitioned from mocking the workers to arguing over how the actual name of the city is pronounced: Is it FEE-les or fell-EEZ?

Some argue that since “Los Feliz” is a Spanish name, meaning “the happy ones,” it should be pronounced the Spanish way: fell-EEZ.

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Others say “FEE-les” is the way to go because how it’s most frequently referred to by people – presumably, non-Spanish speakers – in the area.

How do you pronounce Los Feliz?

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Reddit user “StoneGoldX” points out that if people are going to nitpick how to properly say “Los Feliz” then that ushers in a larger question: “Was dating a girl originally from Florida, she was pronouncing it “correctly,” took me forever to figure out where the hell she lived … ‘Yes, you’re technically right, but that’s not the way anyone actually says it.’ That said, it’s not like anyone says Los Angeles ‘correctly’ either.”