17 Common Food Names You Probably Pronounce Wrong
Fact: 100 percent of people pronounce "sriracha" wrong.
Don’t say: Broo-sheh-tuh… Instead say: Broo-SKET-tuh
Make sure you know how to pronounce these fancy words to impress everyone at the dinner table.
Don’t say: Mare-uh-sheeno… Instead say: Mare-uh-SKEENO.
We’ve cherry-picked these commonly mispronounced words you should know about.
Don’t say: Ah-nees… Instead say: ANN-iss. You’re probably also mispronouncing these popular company names.
Don’t say: Hick-uh-muh… Instead say: HEE-kuh-mah
Don’t say: Jy-roe… Instead say: YEE-roe. Learning how to pronounce gyro is essential when you’re ordering from a Greek restaurant. You’ll argue about the differences in these regional food names forever. Is it soda or pop?
Don’t say: Ah-kai… Instead say: Ah-SIGH-ee
Don’t say: Bool-yah-bays… Instead say: BOO-yah-BESS. Check out these foods that actually have different names in the U.K.
Don’t say: Sher-bert… Instead say: Sher-BIT (The proper spelling is always “sherbet”; If you see this printed on a menu as “sherbert,” it’s wrong.)
Don’t say: Foe… Instead say: FUH. Don’t miss these place names that you’re also mispronouncing.
Don’t say: En-dive… Instead say: On-DEEV
Don’t say: Wore-chester-shire… Instead say: WOOS-TUH-SHURE. Don’t miss these 27 trademarked names that have become commonly used terms.
Don’t say: Lie-chee… Instead say: LEE-chee
Don’t say: No-key… Instead say: NYOH-key. Here are 14 of the hardest words to pronounce in the English language.
Don’t say: Krew-dites… Instead say: Krew-dih-TAY. Find out how these 16 iconic foods got their names.
Don’t say: Socky… Instead say: Sah-KAY
Don’t say: Ex-press-oh… Instead say: ESS-press-oh. Don’t miss these 20 words even smart people mispronounce.