The most mispronounced terms of 2019


So, what are the most mispronounced terms of 2019?

From nypost.com, "From Notre Dame to Tekashi 6ix9ine, some of the biggest topics in the news proved tricky for reporters to pronounce on the air, according to professional captioners. Babbel, the language-learning app, worked with the US Captioning Company, which subtitles real-time events on television, and released Tuesday the vocabulary most fudged by US newscasters and other on-air personalities this year. Reporters had trouble pronouncing the last name of US soccer player Megan Rapinoe (ruh-PEE-noh) and the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster, Chernobyl (chair-nOHble), which was back in the news this year as the title of HBO’s critically-acclaimed drama series. They also struggled with the names of teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg (grAY-tah tOOn-bairk) and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (pEEt bUt-ij-ij)." Check out even more mispronounced terms here

Source: nypost.com

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