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Sunday, August 13, 2006

Top 100 Mispronunciated Words

mental_floss again provides us with a great link, this time pointing out the 100 Most Often Mispronounced Words page. However, some of my "favorites" are omitted from this list, such as:

Don't say
Do say

Technically, I'm not sure if the second one is strictly a "mispronunciation" or if it's a deeper misunderstanding of the word itself.

Of course, we all know that in the future everyone will say aks instead of ask...

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At 3:05 PM, Blogger Nancy said...

From my family archives:

Aclantic Ocean
Draw (instead of Drawer)

At 11:36 PM, Blogger Ishmael said...

>Draw (instead of Drawer)

This reminds me (of all things) of an episode of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where Will was blackmailing Carlton and forced him to wash his "draws" -- and he forced him to pronounce it that way as well.


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