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How Do You Pronounce These Eight Foods?

Are there any words you pronounce differently than other people,?  Maybe because of where you grew up, or how your parents said them?

Someone took a bunch of food words people say differently, and did a poll to find out who’s in the majority . . .

1.  Do you say PEE-can . . . or peh-CAHN?

The Result:  62% say peh-CAHN.

 

2.  Is it CAR-mull . . . or CARE-uh-mel?

The Result:  57% say it CARE-uh-mel.

 

3.  MAN-aise . . . or MAY-oh-naise?

The Result:  It’s close, but 52% say MAN-aise.

 

4.  ALL-mund . . . or AH-mund?

The Result:  79% DO pronounce the “L.”

 

5.  Milk . . . or MELK?

The Result:  Only 8% say it like there’s an “E” in there.

 

 

6.  OR-ange . . . or AHR-ange?

The Result:  89% say OR-ange.

 

 

7.  APP-ricot . . . or APE-ricot?

The Result:  64% say APP-ricot.

 

 

8.  BAY-gle . . . or BAGGLE.  (???)

The Obvious Result:  95% of people say BAY-gle.  (But yes, “baggle”is a thing.)

 


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