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Words Bookworms Mispronounce Because We Read Them First
You are in very good company. Take a look at some of the words butchered by Dictionary.com fans who admit they learned them while reading.
OTHER WORDS FROM mispronouncemis·pro·nounc·er, nounmis·pro·nun·ci·a·tion [mis-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuhn], /ˌmɪs prəˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən/, noun
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My name was mispronounced my entire childhood, and after a few failed attempts to correct it, I stopped trying.
While it’s a name that many mispronounce, it’s also one that’s rapidly rising in the comedy charts.
Smith also deliberately mispronounced the names of several Nigerian men’s basketball players on Monday’s episode following the national team’s exhibition upset of Team USA, for which he also apologized Tuesday.After Stephen A. Smith’s rant about Shohei Ohtani, his ESPN co-workers led the pushback|Ben Strauss|July 13, 2021|Washington Post
When people slightly mispronounce words, our minds auto-correct and we hear the word pronounced correctly.This Vision Experiment Resolved a Centuries-Old Philosophical Debate - Facts So Romantic|Jim Davies|August 14, 2020|Nautilus
He’s also repeatedly stressed his “conservative Tennessee values” as a native son of the state and introduced a dark racial undertone to the race by consistently mispronouncing Sethi’s last name as “Set-ee” instead of “Seth-ee.”
On Tuesday night, David Letterman titled his Top Ten list "Top Ten Ways to Mispronounce Idina Menzel."John Travolta and the Birth of the Adele Dazeem Phenomenon|Amy Zimmerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To mispronounce a word because it is misspelt is only indirectly an error of orthoepy.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
There were two lines in it which I am going to mispronounce; but you are not Scotch, so I don't care for you, uncle, darling.Love Me Little, Love Me Long|Charles Reade
They acquire a number of new words, which they do not understand and which they persistently mispronounce.A Book of the West. Volume I Devon|S. Baring-Gould
It is common to hear English-speakers mispronounce the words Buddha and Buddhism.Buddhism, In its Connexion With Brahmanism and Hinduism, and In Its Contrast with Christianity|Sir Monier Monier-Williams
As if that were not wild enough, they mispronounce it atrociously.Ruggles of Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson