We all have a word (or maybe a few) we’ve been severely mispronouncing until someone finally shatters the glass revealing our life long faux pas.
It’s happened to the best of us. Chef Nigella Lawson butchered the word microwave when preparing a meal for a TV series. Smokey Robinson got Chanukah all kinds of wrong in a video recording greeting a fan. And actor Benedict Cumberbatch received flack for his mispronunciations of the word penguin when he narrated a nature film several years ago. There’s a good deal of words out there; we can’t be expected to get them all right. Today on AirTalk, we want to hear from you. Tell us your most mispronounced words! Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722.