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I know this sort of thread has been done before but I couldn't find a recent one, so anyway:

What common words have you discovered you've been pronouncing wrong all the time?
Alternatively, what mispronunciations do you really hate?


I recently worked out that I've been pronouncing "awry" wrong my whole life.
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I used to pronounce Thames with the 'th' sound like in 'the'
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(Original post by RamocitoMorales)
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Also, this is mispronounced quite often.
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Hopspicle and boccle. I hear a lot. Also heard some people refer to the "specific" ocean.
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When people say "weary" when they mean "wary"
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(Original post by RamocitoMorales)
Mispronunciations*
Yeah, it's a shame there's no spellchecker in the title thingy
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Pronouncing the letter "h" as "haich". Boy does that annoy me, it's "aich"!!
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(Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
Pronouncing the letter "h" as "haich". Boy does that annoy me, it's "aich"!!
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I used to say capabilities wrong, said it as ca not kay.

Hate it when people pronounce my last name wrong, happens all the time. Some freak even tried to tell me I was saying it wrong :mad2:
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Wrath. Ive always pronounced it raarth.

Aparently its a short 'a' sound.

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'pacifically' instead of 'specifically' grates especially hard for me
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The town I live in - Shrewsbury. 95% of people can't pronounce it properly.


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(Original post by Plantagenet Crown)
Pronouncing the letter "h" as "haich". Boy does that annoy me, it's "aich"!!
Oh my goodness I have only just realised the difference: wow!
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The town I live in - Shrewsbury. 95% of people can't pronounce it properly.


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I've got nervous now, how is it pronounced?

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Everything in this:


(Original post by Telecaster Steak)
I recently worked out that I've been pronouncing "awry" wrong my whole life.
Me too! Until about three months ago I'd been reading it as "aw-ree"...
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I only found out last year I pronounce 'rant' wrong both my sister and I do. I pronounce the 'a' like 'are' instead of like 'ant'. I'm trying really hard to change it because everyone points it out
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I used to pronounce archive as well...archive. As with a ch as in cheese, and ive as in gIVE as opposed to hIVE.
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(Original post by Blind Ferret)
Hopspicle and boccle. I hear a lot. Also heard some people refer to the "specific" ocean.
What the hell are "hopspicle" and "boccle" meant to say?
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