50 All Time Classic
Mispronounced Words

This list of mispronounced words was obtained a little informally. I haven't surveyed a million English speakers or anything, for example. I've simply scoured the dictionary for words that I hear people mispronounce all the time, and put them together in a list.

When I get a chance, I'll add a bit of commentary to the words, explaining how and why they tend to be mispronounced frequently. I'll also add some tips to help you remember how to pronounce them properly when you come across them in future.

In the meantime, I'm afraid you'll just have to settle for the list...


AEGIS
ALUMNAE
ANTIPODES
ASCETIC
AWRY
BLASE
BOATSWAIN
CHIMERA
CONNECTICUT
CORPS
CORTEGE
DENOUEMENT
ENNUI
ESPRESSO
ETUI
FEBRUARY
FORTE
GENTEEL
HOURI
INSOUCIANT
INTAGLIO
JIHAD
LAMBASTE
LARVAE
LATTE
LAUREATE
NAIVETE
NEGLIGEE
PANACHE
PEPYSIAN
PIOUS
POIGNANT
PREROGATIVE
SURFEIT
TACHYON
TIMBRE
WASSAIL
WONT
WORCESTER




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