Thursday, June 11, 2009

Speak American

Found this very interesting list of correct American pronunciations.

Ashamed to say that I pronounce the following words incorrectly:

  • grocery (I say GROH-shuh-ree)
  • irony (I say EYE-ur-nee)
  • medieval (I say mid-EE-vul)
  • often (I pronounce the t)
  • parental (I say PAR-en-tul)
  • semi (I say SEM-eye)
  • spontaneity (I say SPAHN-tuh-NAY-i-tee)

They also have some interesting quizzes about regional American accents at that site.

1 comment:

  1. I say OFF'N... Fill-me-up with your subliminal, hardboiled, hardcore apathy, please, and we'll see where we're at the Final Judgment. Cheeri-o.


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