Words you refuse to pronounce properly

Porsche
Adidas

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blank monge

Chorizo

the band name Sigur Ros

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Definitely
Misled

Always say ‘piany’ instead of ‘piano’ for some long-forgotten reason.
Picturesque (pictureskew)
Pepsi (Pepseye)

Quite a few actually, it’s a bit of a long running standing joke in our house.

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Started pronouncing hotel as ‘ho-tail’ as thats how my son says it.

Sound like a southern belle.

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Pterodactyl
Because it amuses Avery when I get it wrong.

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Pho

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Quinoa (kee-no-ah)

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Bon Iver

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Sufjan
Chipotle

Josh Homme

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My old flatmate was obsessed with Sigur Ros and all things Jonsi, I used to really enjoy calling him Jonesy, and referring to Sigur Ros as “Jonesy and the lads”, he could never stop himself from getting wound up about it.

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Banal

Reservoir. Pronounce it reservewire for some reason. Think it’s an Essex thing?

Quinoa. It’s not that I refuse I just like saying it as it’s spelled more than the correct pronouncement

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I got myself into the habit of saying Canadian people come from Canadia.

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Yer’ man…

Former Arsenal striker Terry Henry.

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not quite the same, but find it really weird how cycling fans use french terminology when talking about cycling. i absolutely refuse to do it.

Tour of France, water bottles, anti chafing cream, cycling cap etc