Saturday, January 12, 2013

Mental Floss: Most Mispronounced English Words

Madeleine Morgenstern shares a link to the words most often mispronounced by native speakers of English:

http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/32273/11-common-words-youre-probably-mispronouncing

Sometimes pronunciations just change over the years...but there's a good reason to remember to call rich people AFF-luent. "Effluent" means something different!