5 Words That We Mispronounce The Most
We all mispronounce words. I'm famous for mispronouncing last names. Sorry! I've also been known to combine words. I like to think I'm not the only person that screws up the English language. Right?
According to Dictionary.com, we mispronounce these five words more than any other:
1. Coupon. (Pronounced KOO-pon.) Most people say "KYOO-pon,".
2. Mischievous. (Pronounced MISS-cheh-vous.) Most people say "mich-CHEE-vee-ous."
3. Reservoir. Most people say "res-UH-voir."
4. Prerogative. Most people say, "PER-ogative."
5. Espresso. Most people say "EX-presso".
What word do you mispronounce wrong most often?