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 Post subject: Words you are pronouncing incorrectly:
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At my old job I had a conference call with some people from Boeing and I was telling them something about their "roster" but I kept pronouncing it as "roaster" and I didn't find out until after the fact. Very embarrassing


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That's hilarious.

My mom says 'warsh' instead of 'wash' and 'dAll' instead of 'doll'. I correct her every time but it never sticks.

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I know how it's supposed to be pronounced, but I can't seen to get "familiarity" to come out of my face without fucking it up.


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The only word I pronounce incorrectly is incorrectly.

:shake:

But seriously: I have been using British pronunciations a lot lately. I blame the BBC.


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bune wrote:
The only word I pronounce incorrectly is incorrectly.

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But seriously: I have been using British pronunciations a lot lately. I blame the BBC.

oh god

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continuity always seems to fall out of my mouth incorrectly


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continuity always seems to fall out of my mouth incorrectly

I said continuinity for years.

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theplatypus wrote:
At my old job I had a conference call with some people from Boeing and I was telling them something about their "roster" but I kept pronouncing it as "roaster" and I didn't find out until after the fact. Very embarrassing


There are some people I've heard pronounce it as "RawSTER"

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Why the fuck can't people say the word asterisk correctly? I always hear asterix or asterick

Across as acrost

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"give me the fucking cash or I'll blow your head off"

really more of a phrase but I never can quite get the fuckingcash part out without it sounding like all one word

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i often say aks instead of ask

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i often say aks instead of ask

You from New Orleans?

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BurtReynolds wrote:
lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
i often say aks instead of ask

You from New Orleans?

harlem

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lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
lennytheweedwhacker wrote:
i often say aks instead of ask

You from New Orleans?

harlem

Lot of similarities, actually.

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