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10 Mispronunciations That Make You Sound Stupid

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10 Mispronunciations That Make You Sound Stupid
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People judge you by the way you pronounce things. Say a word incorrectly and POW—they’ve pegged you as an idiot.
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Hits: 24888 | Favorites: 27 | Emailed: 11 | Rating: 2.5 | Category: Lifestyle | Date: 08/07/2008
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Male, 18-29, Canada
 67 Posts
Monday, May 18, 2009 5:23:04 PM
they forgot all of the sudden

Male, 18-29, Canada
 25 Posts
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 6:13:14 PM
they need to include "really" -> "very"

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1115 Posts
Monday, August 11, 2008 3:17:48 PM
grammer nazis are horrendous. especially when their complaints are obscure. miss-chee-vee-ous for Life

Female, 13-17, Midwest US
 38 Posts
Sunday, August 10, 2008 5:07:26 PM
i can't help but think of steinbrenner on seinfeld referring to february, "what is this `ru`??" luckily i don`t make any of these mistakes...anyways.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 4 Posts
Saturday, August 9, 2008 6:10:07 AM
I love a self-proclaimed "grammar nazi" who doesn't capitalize Nazi. It`s a proper noun and therefore receives the capital.

As for the article, it can take its prescriptivist ideas and shove them. Everyone has pet peeves about words, but, hey, language is fluid. The world won`t end if someone pronounces a word differently than you do.

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