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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Pebbles in the Mouth?

Being an occasional list of cringe-inducing pronunciations.
  1. cou'en, wou'en, shou'en: couldn't, wouldn't, shouldn't
  2. winner, et al.: winTer
  3. ax (I axed him might be construed as a confession of murder)
  4. axterick
Livia Drusa

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

here's a couple of gems i've heard more than once:

- describing a person's "prowness"

- he's "supposedbly" gonna be here...

and here's a hilarious take on this topic from FedEx: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCrqy5S-H_A

On a related topic, the most common misspelling I see (offenders include many executive types) is "definately"