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    Nov 22, 2019

    I Guarantee You're Not Pronouncing These Words Correctly

    Jif or Gif?

    1. Reese's

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      It's Reese-is.

      Like the name Reese (rees) and then a possessive apostrophe. "The popular chocolate brand is, in fact, pronounced 'Rees-IS,' named after its founder, Harry Burnett Reese." -Business Insider

    2. Nuclear

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      It's New-Cleer.

      That's just it, that the pronunciation. New-que-lar is a different word.

    3. Specific:

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Speh-cific!

      It's not that hard, just annunciate.

    4. Library:

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Lie-brerry.

    5. GIF

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      gif.

      No further explanation needed.

    6. February

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      The "r" is silent, guys.

    7. Arctic:

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Ark-tick!

      There's a c for a reason.

    8. Either:

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Ee-ther

      It's the preferred pronunciation by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

    9. Often

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Of-ten.

    10. Espresso:

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      There is no x.

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