Huffpost Books

79 Common Mispronunciations Which You Obviously Already Knew (VIDEO)

Posted: Updated:
Print

Did you know that "pinochle" is pronounced "pea-knuckle?" Or that the "e" isn't pronounced in the word "forte?" Or that "irregardless" isn't a word? (Just kidding, we already knew that one.)

Even if you did, see how many of these other 76 common mispronunciations you already know. (Warning: Some of them may shock you.)

Now the only thing left to figure out is whether "sherbert" is actually pronounced "sherbet," as some say.

Click the video above to watch.

(via Mental Floss)

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Best Quotes From Harry Potter Series
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Top Ten Mispronunciations - Squidoo

GIF creator receives honor, still chafes at mispronunciation: Digital ...

TV on the Web: Correcting 79 English mispronunciations

"Mispronunciations" That May Be Fine - Merriam-Webster Online