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Tiger BS: Sloppy Pronunciation (106* d) RE: BS: Sloppy Pronunciation 29 Jul 11


Been working on my own personal list for a while, naturally titled "Mispronounciations":

accessories        a-sessories
accreditation        accredi-dation
across         acrost
amateur         am-a-choor, am-a-cher
asterisk        asterick
Atlanta         uh-lanta
Auld Lang Syne        Old ...
au revoir        ori-vwah
Auschwitz        ouse-wich
basketball        bas-kuh-ball
Belichick        Beli-check
bureaucracy        brur-ocracy
bouquet         bo-kay
carafe         ca-raft
caramel         carm'l
cavalry         calvary
Chambord        Chamborg
congratulations        congradulations
customers        custa-mizz
dandelion        dandy-lion
dilapidated        dilapitated
drawer               draw
drawing         dror-ing
error           air
escape               ec-scape, ex-cape
et cetera        ec-setra, ex-etera
excerpt         ex-erp
February        Feb-yoo-ary
five dollars        fi-dollars
foliage         fo-lage
forebears        forebearers
ginseng         gensing
graph               graft
hundred               hun-drit, hunnert
hypnotize        hip-matize
immediately        eee-mediately
infrastructure        in-fa-structure
important        im-por-dant
inauguration        in-auger-ation
jewelry               jew-le-ry
joists               joyces
judiciary        ju-dish-er-ary
kindergarten        kindy-garden
kudos               (usage) 1 kudo, 2 kudos
lackadaisical        lax-adaisical
lantern               lan-trin
library               li-bary
loam               loom
Marlboro        mar-bro
mascarpone        marscapone
masonry               mason-ary
mayonnaise        mann-aze
memento               momento
memorabilia        memora-bee-lia
meteorologist        meter-ologist
Milwaukee        Muh-wokee
mirror               mirr-a
Mutombo               ma-tumbo
nuclear               nuc-u-lar
Olajuwan        el-eye-ji-wan
orange juice        orran-joos
Oregon               orra-gonn
orient               orientate
our               are
percent               pa-sent'
percolate        perc-u-late
picture               pitcher
poinsettia        poinsetta, point-settia
prerogative        per-ogative
prescription        piss-crip-shun
probably        prob-ly
pronounce        pronunciate
pundit               pundint
realtor               real-i-tor
recognize        rec-a-nize
reservoir        reser-vwah, reser-voy
restaurateur        res-tur-an-toor
rhododendron        rhododendrum
Rutgers               rukkers
sandwich        san-wich, sammich
Saturday        sare-di
scarlet tanager        scarlet tananger
Semitic               suh-mett-ic
sherbet               sherbert
social security        so-sha-curity
sophomore        sof-more, south-more
subsidiary        sub-sidder-ary
Sylvania        suh-vane-ya
Syracuse        sare-a-cyoos
tack               tact
temperature        temp-a-chur
tenet               tenant
verbiage        verb-ij
veterinarian        vet-i-narian
vinaigrette        vinegar-ette
vodka               vokka
W               dubba-you, dub-ya
warranty        warrantee
Washington DC        Washing DC
weigela               wy-gee-lia
wholesale        ho-sale
Wimbledon        Wimbleton


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