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.

Bowl with mayonnaise isolated on white background. Close up.
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2. ALMONDS

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

Taras Dovhych
Taras Dovhych
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3. LIBRARY

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

stack of books on the shelf
Olegk1986
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4. CLOTHES

It's CLOE-THES, not CLOZE.

Young woman holding clothes on arm looking at tag on jacket in shop
Eileen Bach
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5. ATHLETE

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

Sport. Young athlete drinking water of bottle after running
mel-nik
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6. TOURNAMENT

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

Golfer hitting golf shot with club on course while on summer vacation
warrengoldswain
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7. NICHE

It's NEESH, not NEETCH.

high school students and teacher
michaeljung
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8. ANYWAY

It's ANYWAY, not ANYWAYS.

Teenage girl with laptop computer
studiovespa
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9. PRESTIGIOUS

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

Campus Building
Desja
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10. ACAI

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

Food of the Brazilian amazon.
diogoppr
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11. GYRO

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

gyro with greek salad and tzatziki sauce
rez-art
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12. OFTEN

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

Henry Mandel/ Townsquare Media of the Hudson Valley
Henry Mandel/ Townsquare Media of the Hudson Valley
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13. PRELUDE

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

Sad, depressed, stressed, thoughtful little girl, full of worries. Emotion.
p_ponomareva
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14. ARCTIC

It's ARC-TIC, not ARTIC.

iceberg floating on clear water
cosmin4000
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15. CHIMERA

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

Rare Earth
CoreyFord
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16. DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

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

blue wall clock
inxti
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17. CAVALRY

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

Cowboys Roping a Bear by James Walker
Fine Art
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18. JEWELRY

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

jewelry and accessories for sale in jeweler's bench at exposure
ChiccoDodiFC
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19. FEDERAL

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

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20. POLICE

It's PO-LEECE, not PLEECE.

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Doug Menuez
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