Neatorama Posts Tagged "pronunciation"
Pronunciation Errors That Shaped Our Language

It may grate on your sensibilities when people mis...  ...le who should know better. However, the "correct" pronunciation may have been born of a mispronunciation long ago...  ...t time you are tempted to correct someone’s pronunciation

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/13/Pronunciation-Errors-That-Shaped-Our-Language/
79 Common Mispronunciations...

[http://youtu.be/xc6cfJztR8A] (YouTube link)When you learn new words by reading and not so much by hearing them, it's easy to mispronounce them in your head. Then later, if you hear the word spoken, you might not even re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/01/79-Common-Mispronunciations/
How to Pronounce Huygens...

[http://youtu.be/wENZmBofwSw] (YouTube link)Or, conversely, how to tell if the person you are speaking with is Dutch. Dutch physicist and mathematician Christiaan Huygens contributed a lot to the science of physics, incl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/How-to-Pronounce-Huygens/
How to Pronounce Banana...

What's up with the thesaurus? Redditor Shanethe13...  ...ana, for what reason I do not know, and found the pronunciation given by Thesaurus.com to be a little strange. Ot...  ...le strange. Other redditors found more intriguing pronunciations (click the speaker to hear them). banana pine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/how-to-pronounce-banana/
Pronunciation Manual

(YouTube link) You may have heard of Pronunciation Book, a YouTube channel in which English words an...  ...Videos have been added steadily for over a year. Pronunciation Manual, on the other hand, is a channel with ridi...  ...er hand, is a channel with ridiculously incorrect pronu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/21/pronunciation-manual/
Study: American Pronunciations of English Words Not Thriving in the British Isles

A study by the British Library revealed that despi...  ...ary, Britons have not begun adopting the American pronunciation for English words. In fact, British English is c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/16/study-american-pronunciations-of-english-words-not-thriving-in-the-british-isles/
How Do You Pronounce "Often"?...

Do you pronounce "often" with the "t"? Boston Glob...  ...entious, but she asks us to be kind. Pretentious pronunciation surely exists -- I sympathize with McIntyre's ave...  ...people dimwits or social climbers on the basis of pronunciations they probably acquired in the usual way -- by imi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/19/how-do-you-pronounce-often/
The Chaos...

The Chaos is a poem often used to demonstrate how...  ...o pronounce words in English, as the spelling and pronunciation varies so. It was written by Dr. Gerard Nolst Tre...  ...: Dearest creature in creation Studying English pronunciation , I will teach you in my verse Sounds like co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/29/the-chaos/
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