Ordering foods at restaurants can be a real task when you have no idea how to pronounce half the foods on the menu! It's not uncommon for diners to hold up the menu to the waiter and point at what they want to eat.
But it's not just restaurants that we might start pronouncing well known foods wrong, we can do it with simple household foods as well!
Here is a list of commonly mispronounced foods and the correct way to pronounce them.
Hoom-muss, not hum-muss
Kwah-sahn, NOT cross-ont
New-tell-ah, NOT nut-tell-a
Chuh-bott-ah, NOT chia-bah-tah
Wak-a-mole-ay, NOT gwak-ah-mole-ee
Holl-ah-pen-yo, NOT jal-ah-pee-no
Kay-sah-dee-yah, NOT ques-sah-dilla
Keen-wah, NOT quinn-oh-ah.
Bru-sket-ah, NOT brush-et-ah.
Ah-sigh-ee, NOT ah-ky-ee.
Bun-me, NOT bon-me
Fuhr NOT Foh
Knee-swahz, Not knee-koi
Shar-coo-tuh-ree, NOT Char-coo-ter-ee
Nyok-ee, NOT g-knock-ee
Car-pray-zay, NOT cuh-preece
Moss-cuh-poe-nay, NOT mass-car-pone
Pie-aye-ya, NOT pay-ell-ah
Poh-kay, NOT poke-ee
Wuss-tah-sheer, NOT worst-err-shire