What GIF Stands for and How to Pronounce It
Most everyone uses them, and most people have a very firm opinion on how to pronounce the acronym.
This Is How You’re Supposed to Pronounce “Worcestershire”
Wor-ces-ter-shire? Wo-chess-ter-shire? Wer-ches-ter?
13 Words That Can Be Pronounced Two Ways
Have you ever wondered the proper way to pronounce "leisure"? What about tuh-MAY-toe, tuh-MAH-toe? Learn about these words and more,...
54 Words Even Smart People Mispronounce
If you pronounce these words differently, don’t worry—many people do. But here’s how they were originally meant to be pronounced...
What’s the Correct Way to Pronounce “Caribbean”?
You've probably heard two distinct ways. Time to get to the bottom of it—is one actually right?
How Do You Pronounce Acai, Anyway?
How to pronounce acai lesson one: take a deep breath. We'll get smoothie bowls, and through this, together.
Pronounce These 12 Words and We’ll Tell You Where You’re From
Our world has gone global, but some words continue to be pronounced oh-so-locally.
26 Words (and Phrases) That Make You Sound Stupid
Big words, business jargon, and hyperbole intended to pump up your language only have the opposite affect. Check yourself before...
17 Common Food Names You Probably Pronounce Wrong
Fact: 100 percent of people pronounce "sriracha" wrong.
20 Hard Words to Pronounce That Even Get Language Buffs Tongue-Tied
From açaí to otorhinolaryngologist, these are some of the toughest words to spit out correctly. Ain't language grand?
25 Homophones People Confuse All the Time
Homophones are two words that have the same pronunciation but different definitions and spellings. Read on to ensure that you...
Here Is the CORRECT Way to Pronounce Dr. Seuss (and 17 Other Popular Author Names)
Most people mispronounce Dr. Seuss (hint: it doesn't rhyme with moose). Learn the correct way to say his name, plus...
This Common “Mispronunciation” Actually Dates Back to Old English
In fact, the "father of English literature" pronounced it this way.
Shakespeare’s Longest Word Is a Whopping 27-Letters Long
Good luck finding an actor who can pronounce this.