“Bald-more,” “Bawl-mer,” “Bal-more?" | Image of Baltimore, Maryland by dpbirds via Flickr
It's pretty embarrassing to travel to a destination and then pronounce its name incorrectly for the duration of your stay. The linked article put together a group of city names — both in the United States and abroad — that are frequently mispronounced, and ventures to inform us how the locals say the word.
Going on a trip? Check out this list before you leave, just in case.
Phuket, Thailand... Careful! | Image: Oberpepe