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    After Seeing How This Celebrity Chef Pronounces "Microwave," I'm Wondering If That's How Everyone In The UK Pronounces It

    Is this a UK thing like mushy peas, or is my brain just breaking?

    I absolutely love a good weird or incorrect pronunciation.

    There's the one and only "Adele Dazeem."

    Throwback to John Travolta calling Idina Menzel "Adele Dazeem" at the #Oscars, one of the funniest moments in Oscar history.

    Benedict Cumberbatch's inability to say the word "penguin."

    friendly reminder that benedict cumberbatch can’t say “penguin”

    This woman calling someone "Dick Poop."

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    And the fact that everyone over 50 doesn't know how to say "Chipotle."

    Things I don’t understand: 1. Why old people can’t pronounce “Chipotle”

    But now, we have a new one to add to the list!


    Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson said the word "microwave" in a truly *out there* next-level way.

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    It happened on the Christmas special for her show Cook, Eat, Repeat.

    A gentle reminder that Episode 5 of #CookEatRepeat (the penultimate programme, not counting the Christmas Special) goes out tonight on @bbctwo at 8pm. Please join me!

    And you will never be able to forget it:

    Nigella Lawson saying 'Microwave' like this has made my Christmas already


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    Not gonna lie, I kind of love it.

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    And other people love it too.

    ⁦@Nigella_Lawson⁩ pronunciation of microwave is how I’m gonna be saying it from now on thx

    Mee-crowe-wah-vay is the new, hot thing.

    I am in disbelief about how nigella pronounces microwave 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    A "highlight" of 2020.

    @Nigella_Lawson pronunciation of 'microwave' is a highlight of 2020 for me #CookEatRepeat

    It's how we're saying "microwave" from now on.

    From this day onwards, I will only call it a mîcrowàvé #Nigella

    Cheers, luv*!

    Eternally grateful to Nigella Lawson for letting us know we've all been mispronouncing microwave for the last 50 (or so) years.

    *I think that's a UK thing, IDEK.

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