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Words you might be pronouncing wrong

Post by Rana on Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:13 pm

http://interesting-facts.info/2016/06/22-food-related-words-you-might-be-pronouncing-wrong/
Here is the list of 22 common food-related words that are often mispronounced.

1. MENU

Wrong pronunciation : Men-OO

Correct pronunciation : Men-YU

2. JALAPENO

Wrong pronunciation : Ja–la–peh–noh

Correct pronunciation : Hah–la–peh–nyoh

3. ESPRESSO

Wrong pronunciation : Ex–press–so

Correct pronunciation : Es–press–so

4. COCOA


Wrong pronunciation : Kok-koh-wa

Correct pronunciation : Koh-koh

5. PASTA

Wrong pronunciation : Pas-tah

Correct pronunciation : Pah-stuh

6. PIZZA

Wrong pronunciation : Pi-za

Correct pronunciation : Peet-zuh

7. TACO

Wrong pronunciation :TAH-ko

Correct pronunciation : TAAH-ko

8. TORTILLA

Wrong pronunciation : Tor–tee–LAA

Correct pronunciation : Tohr–tee–AA

9. HUMMUS

Wrong pronunciation : HUM-iss

Correct pronunciation : HOOM-us

10. HERB

Wrong pronunciation : Herb

Correct pronunciation : erb

11. LETTUCE

Wrong pronunciation :Lay-TOOS

Correct pronunciation : Let-TIS

12. CUCUMBER


Wrong pronunciation : KOO-KOOM-ber

Correct pronunciation : KYU-KUM-ber

13. FORK

Wrong pronunciation :FAWRK

Correct pronunciation : FO(r)K

14. GELATO

Wrong pronunciation :JEE-LAY-toh

Correct pronunciation : JE-LAA-toh

15. DESSERT

Wrong pronunciation : DEZ-ert

Correct pronunciation : DIZZ-urt

16. ALMOND

Wrong pronunciation : Aal-mund

Correct pronunciation : Ah-mund

17. ONION

Wrong pronunciation : O-nion

Correct pronunciation : A-nion

18. BUFFET

Wrong pronunciation : BUFF-ay

Correct pronunciation : BOO-fay

19. SOUR

Wrong pronunciation : Saar

Correct pronunciation : Sower

20. RESTAURANT

Wrong pronunciation : Res-trawnt

Correct pronunciation : Res-tuh-rawnt

21. NUTELLA

Wrong pronunciation : NAA-tell-uh

Correct pronunciation : NEW-tell-uh

22. RASPBERRY

Wrong pronunciation : RASP-berry

Correct pronunciation : RAZ-ber-ee

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