I'm happy to say that I only mispronounce, at most, two or three of these wo…

I'm happy to say that I only mispronounce, at most, two or three of these words.

Sherbert is one I've always mispronounced, and I screw up prerogative quite often, which, also, I tend to screw up. #seb #Language #Pronunciations #Annoyances

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5 Words You've Got To Stop Pronouncing Incorrectly
Unless you speak with an endearing, cool-sounding accent, you can make yourself sound like a moron if you mispronounce certain words. Using casual utterances that are OK with friends and family can create a stigma that's tough to change if you do so in professional situations such as interviews or presentations.

A 2008 Primer article that's been making the rounds again identifies many of these verbal landmines. Here are five words you don't want to get wrong when it counts:

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  1. Yeah.  But languages evolve.  Your pronunciation of “how now brown cow” is incorrect by Old English standards, which had “hoo noo broon coo”.  What’s “right” and “wrong” in this context?

     

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