Monday, January 15, 2018

30 Major City Names You May Be Pronouncing All Wrong

Deslided: 30 Major City Names You May Be Pronouncing All Wrong

4 comments:

  1. ... you mean to tell me that all this time I've been pronouncing Phuket wrong?

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    1. No. I'd say that the Thais have been pronouncing it wrong. You have it exactly right.

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  2. Most of these I knew. How about a really tough one? I used to live in Waxahachie, Texas. That's been known to bring people to blows. Wax-uh-hatchee? Wox-uh-hat-chee? Would you believe, "Wack-a-hatchee?"

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    1. I used to play wack-a-hatchee when I took my kids to Chuck E Cheese.

      I think Louisiana trumps that with Natchitoches, which is pronounced NAK-eh-tesh. I can't even figure out how they could have come up with that.

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