Hey Pandas, What Are Some Words You Used To Mispronounce Drastically? (Closed)
What are some words you used to mispronounce drastically?
turquoise. i used to pronounce it- and please don't make fun of me people at school used to.. so anyways "toy-couiser". why did i add "r" to it. LIKE DOOD! anyways, there is a little story behind this but some girl (now my best friend) came up to me and said "I can help you pronounce turquoise" and I said " yes yes yes yes" and so she sounded it out for me and helped meee! I am so grateful for her help and now we are best friends! (pls dont down vote if you dont like this..)
I know how to pronounce it but it is such a bad habit of mine i pronounce bologna like bo-log-na even though i know its pronounced bloneeeee
It wasn't until I watched the movies that I pronounced Hermione the correct way. Until then, she was Hermeeown
Ghoti, geyser, catasrophe...
English is not my native language
Satin, the fabric like satin, the devil.
Due to swollen tonsils, all words that sounded like they start with 'r' started with 'w' and all words that sounded like they start with 'k' started with 't'. That included my own name.
Corrugated..."corturaged"...yeah I don't know how that happened
When I was little I used to say 'nuggets' like 'nyuggits' like how you'd say 'ñ' so ñuggits lol
I had a girlfriend who pronounced the "re" in "macabre" - muh-cob-ruh. I didn't tell her until we were in the middle of an argument and I suddenly blurted out "By the way, it's pronounced 'muh-cob'! You don't say the -re at the end!" She was stunned. That was the end of that argument.
This is stupid but I learned how to pronounce “arrogant” like 2 weeks ago...I am 13... used to pronounce it like “uh•roe•gent”
1) Paravent. I still pronounce it german: Pa-rra-went.
2) Genre. Same: Gheenre. The correct french pronounciation sounds to posh to me.
Specifically and Anemone.
I know how to pronounce Colorado, but I always pronounce it "Ca-larado".
It messes with people's heads a lot, and after Misha Collins mispronounced it during Supernatural filming, and it made the Gag Reel, it's gotten even more famous!
Specific. I always said pacific, I didn't realize that until had to say it on stage.
hors d'oeuvres as horse divorce
Haha, I used to say 'Pacific' when I meant to say, 'specific,' the most embarrassing part? Sometimes, I still do.
Mashasuchets...Massashoesets.. machachuchest.... idk how to spell it either
Eragon. Even though it is the name of the dragon coming in the book. I hated that name as I had no clue how to pronounce it. I would mostly skip the word and move on. Only after watching the movie, I was able to pronounce it correctly so I read the book once again.
Flautist, in which I pronounce, Flatis.
There are more, but I can't remember.
Spaghetti.. used to say it has SpagHetti
Technically a name, but I used to think Neil was pronounced Nellie.
Fjord... still can't pronounce correctly...
I had a relative who pronounced "harrassed" wrong. He said "Hair-assed". I never corrected him (old southern respect for elders), but I laughed inwardly for the first 5,000 times he used his version. He is gone now so I could use his name but I still respect him too much.
up until this year i’d pronounce bourgeoisie as burg-u-eezie. until my best friend laughed at me and told me the correct pronunciation
Thanks a lot, Gary GUHnu.
To my widdle child ears, ridiculous was pronounced 'rididiickleulus'
Particularly. I have to say it a million times to get it right.
For the longest time I used to pronounce Thomas with the Th sound you would find in words like Thorn. I only recently stopped when one of my friends corrected me. They tease me about it a lot tho
'Trick or treat' as 'trickle treat'
i used to pronounce colleague as koh-leg
I used to mispronounce yaoi (it’s pronounced yowee but I used to say ya-oh
counselor. i read it before i said it and ended up saying coon- sul-er like say the "o" like mooo and not like cow then sul
i give up
idk i just didnt pronounce it right
Touche, when I read it in a book for a while, i read touch-y
This probably isnt that bad but I thought "fingers" was pronounced "thingers" when I was around 6 or 7. My older sister finally caught be and told me there was no "th" in finger/s.
I said SSSSSSSSSSSSS-poon (for spoon)