To be fair to some of the entries on this list, perhaps they read them in a book? Yeah, that's got to be it. How many of us can honestly say we pronounced 'chameloen' correctly in our minds the first time we read it?
No one? Right. Sometimes pronunciations slip away from us, however the following entries go maybe just a bit too far.
Reddit user, u/Breeze_in_the_Trees, wanted to know what turn of phrase is turned the wrong way when they asked:
And Did They Have A Good Time?Giphy
Did they go to the zoo?
Are There Any Other Kind Of Purposes?
For all intensive purposes.
But not when they're talking about actual intensive purposes though, right?
Ninjas Can't Pronounce "Nuclear."
I knew this would be a top comment.
"It's nucular, dummy; the 's' is silent."
The Day of Lurrve
Also when people say someone is "bias".
He Does The Arts Gurd
I have a coworker that says he's a "drawler."
He means that he likes to draw.
I want to slap him every time he says it.
My Drawing 2 professor would call himself a drawrer and a drawing drawring. He would correct you if you said it differently and he even gave us a really pointless story on why he says it that way that basically told us he didnt know what accents were. I hated that dude
Not Just Words, Rather, A Whole Culture On Blast
I work at a Mexican Restaurant, here goes.
Shimmy-shaynga = Chimichanga Tayco(s) = tacos Mannado = Menudo "Care knee asada" is probably my favorite.
I Generally Want To Go
I know so many people who say "generally" instead of "genuinely" and it pisses me off every time they do it
I Must Hatchet You A Question
"Ax" for asked.
I know we all suck saying it but don't just f-ckin give up ya know?
From An English Teacher, No Less
My wife has said and typed "pose to" instead of "supposed to." I love her but goddamn it.
It really grinds my gears when people spell it as "suppose to" instead of "supposed to." Aren't English teachers supposed to tell you it has a D at the end?