15 Common Places People Mispronounce All the Time

15 Common Places People Mispronounce All the Time- Dzzyn

Having a conversation about where you want to travel to, where your next job is located or something you heard on the news about a place is very common; and what is even more common is, mispronouncing these places. Especially as designers, if we are working on a project at one of these places, it is necessary that we know the correct pronunciation of that area. Thrillophilia, an online marketplace for tours and activities, compiled a list of countries, cities, and destinations that many of us probably say wrong. It features a side-by-side comparison of the common, incorrect pronunciation juxtaposed with how the locals say it. Before you say “Phucket,” let’s look at 15 common places people mispronounce all the time.

1- Bangkok, Thailand

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2- Melbourne, Australia

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3- Beijing, China

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4- Colombia, South America

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5- Carnegie Hall, New York

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6- Budapest

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7- Lafayette, Louisiana

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8- Iraq

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9- Dubai

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10- Louisville, Kentucky

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11- Tijuana

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12- Reykjavik, Iceland

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13- Phuket, Thailand

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14- Versailles, France

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15- Montreal, Canada

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