Being on the radio for a living, it behooves us radio guys to pronounce our words CORRECTLY. So, are you ready for another list? Come on, it makes for good water cooler fodder at work!

20 WORDS MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS MISPRONOUNCE

 

1. MAYONNAISE

It's MAY-UH-NAZE, not MAY-NAZE.

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2. ALMONDS

It's ALL-MONDS, not AH-MONDS.

Taras Dovhych

3. LIBRARY

It's LIE-BRAR-Y, not LIE-BERRY.

Olegk1986

4. CLOTHES

It's CLOE-THES, not CLOZE.

Eileen Bach

5. ATHLETE

It's ATH-LETE, not ATH-UH-LETE.

mel-nik

6. TOURNAMENT

It's TER-NAH-MENT, not TWO-ER-NA-MENT.

warrengoldswain

7. NICHE

It's NEESH, not NEETCH.

michaeljung

8. ANYWAY

It's ANYWAY, not ANYWAYS.

studiovespa

9. PRESTIGIOUS

It's PRES-TI-JUS, not PRES-TEE-JUS.

Desja

10. ACAI

It's AH-SIGH-EE, not AH-KAI.

diogoppr

11. GYRO

It's YEE-ROH, not GUY-RO, or JAI-ROH.

rez-art

12. OFTEN

It's OFF-ENN, not OFT-ENN.

Henry Mandel/ Townsquare Media of the Hudson Valley

13. PRELUDE

It's PREY-LYOOD, not PREY-LOOD.

p_ponomareva

14. ARCTIC

It's ARC-TIC, not ARTIC.

cosmin4000

15. CHIMERA

It's KAI-MERA, not CHAI-MERA.

CoreyFord

16. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

It's DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME, not DAYLIGHT SAVING(S) TIME.

inxti

17. CAVALRY

It's CAH-VAL-REE, not CAL-VUH-REE.

Fine Art

18. JEWELRY

It's JEW-EL-RY, not JOOL-ER-Y.

ChiccoDodiFC

19. FEDERAL

It's FED-ER-UHL, not FED-RUHL.

20. POLICE

It's PO-LEECE, not PLEECE.

Doug Menuez

 

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