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Mispronunciation

How To Properly Pronounce 'Beyoncé' In 8 Seconds

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.21.2014 | Comedy

Queen Bey. Bey. Bee. Mrs. Carter. There are quite a few nicknames out there for the legendary singer and recording artist more formally known as Beyon...

Claire Fallon

17 Everyday Words You Just Might Be Mispronouncing

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.21.2014 | Books

There’s nothing more irritating to a pedant’s ear than someone saying “mischievious” instead of “mischievous,” and nothing more embarrassi...

30 Artist Names You Are Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts

Art history is tough. Not only is it difficult to keep in check the movements (Abstract Expressionist or Minimalism?), media (wait, is that oil paint ...

Note to Pundints: Block Those Mispronounciations

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

It's no longer hyperbowlic to say that we must stop the esculation of verbage malpractice from overpaid media pundints who engage in repeated mispronounciations. Too off ten, these incidences are allowed to perculate unchallenged in commentaries and innerviews.

Appalachia by Any Other Name

Ed Hooper | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Ed Hooper

"Appalachia" is no longer the heritage-derived place name coined by European explorers or the designation famed author Washington Irving once suggested as a replacement for North America. The word now represents systemic failure and poverty in the national lexicon.

WATCH: How NOT To Pronounce "Fire Pit"

Posted 06.16.2012 | Comedy

Being a toddler is tough. Between things like potty training and being forced not to eat with your hands, you've got to get your laughs where you can....

Le Mot Juiced

Brooks Peters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Brooks Peters

Some people think they know the nuances of sound and language better than others and in order to enlighten us, they deliberately over-pronounce French words.