What is the most mispronounced word ever?
And so without further ado, I give you the winner in the category of the most mispronounced word in the world: karaoke. Ah, poor karaoke. Just seven letters in your name and yet somehow the world has managed to mangle you into a cacophonous trainwreck of twisted linguistic carnage.
Is the L silent in Almond?
More recent standard dictionaries say we can now properly pronounce “almond” either with or without the “l” sound. I consulted American Heritage (4th ed.), Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.), Webster’s New World College Dictionary (4th ed.), and the Random House Webster’s College Dictionary.
What word has 3 C pronounced differently?
In English, “Pacific Ocean” has three “c”s, each pronounced differently. There are no clues to the reader as to how—it’s assumed you already know. This is a common frustration with those who study English as a second or additional language.
What do British people say weirdly?
“Both also can”
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Is it pronounced GIF or jif?
He used the occasion to mention again, “It’s pronounced ‘JIF’.” In an article in the New York Times Blog, Bits , he says: “The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft ‘G’, pronounced ‘jif’.
How do you pronounce t0?
Why do people say nucular?
In popular culture, this pronunciation has often been used to signify inferiority, low intellect or foolishness. In Woody Allen’s 1989 film Crimes and Misdemeanors, Mia Farrow’s character says she could never fall for any man who says “nucular”.
Is the T silent in the word often?
The \t\ is silent. Why? There’s a \t\ in often , but how often do you hear it? As you might guess, the \t\ was pronounced in the past, when the word began as a variant of oft (also spelled ofte in Middle English), which was the more common form until the 1500s.
How do you say LMAO?
How do you say 5$?
How do the British say water?
What mean ROFL?
rolling on the floor, laughing
Phrase. ROFL. (Internet slang, dated) Initialism of rolling on the floor, laughing; used to indicate great amusement at something in a discussion group, etc.
What do you mean by BAE?
noun. an affectionate term used to address or refer to one’s girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc.: I love you, bae. adjective bae·er, bae·est. greatly admired or loved.