We have all mispronounced something at some point in our lives. From fashion brands to common food names, we all have been there. While it is not a cardinal sin, it's always better to be equipped with the right information...especially if you're planning to visit a country with a tricky name.
To save you from turning red hot in the face the next time you say 'Green-WITCH' instead of 'Gren-ITCH', here is a handy list of 10 famous holiday destinations that you have probably been mispronouncing:
You Probably Say: Mel-born or Mel-burn
Correct Pronunciation: Mel-buhne
You Probably Say: E-din-bur-gh
Correct Pronunciation: Ed-in-burra
You Probably Say: E-bee-za
Correct Pronunciation: Ibi-tha
You Probably Say: Loo-vray
Correct Pronunciation: Loo-vruh
You Probably Say: Kaa-nz
Correct Pronunciation: Kan
You Probably Say: Wor-chest-er
Correct Pronunciation: Woo-ster
You Probably Say: Foo-ket
Correct Pronunciation: Poo-ket (with slightly more emphasis on P in the 'Ph')
You Probably Say: ver-sails or ver-say-les
Correct Pronunciation: ver-sigh
You Probably Say: Say-chilis
Correct Pronunciation: Say-shells
You Probably Say: Kat-aar
Correct Pronunciation: Kuh-ter
We hope this helped brush up. Now carry on with your crazy expeditions, you adventurous globetrotters!
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