Have you ever been in a situation where you were completely unaware that you were mispronouncing something the entire time? Well, you’re not alone. There are quite a few places that people commonly mispronounce. So, if you’ve ever been curious about which words or sites you’ve been butchering for your entire life, read on! You might just be surprised at some places that made the list.

Check out Thrillophilia’s entire list of commonly-mispronounced places.

1Melbourne, Australia

2. Pakistan

3. Montreal, Canada

4. Bangkok, Thailand

5. Beijing, China

6. Worcestershire, UK

7. Colombia

8. Yosemite National Park, USA

9. Dubai, UAE

10. Versailles, France

11. Iraq

12. Reykjavik, Iceland

13. Kissimmee, Florida, USA

14. Phuket, Thailand

15. Colorado

16. Carnegie Hall, New York

17. Budapest

18. Lafayette, Louisiana

19. Mackinac Bridge, Michigan

20. Louisville, Kentucky

21. La Jolla, California

So, where do you stand? How many of these places have you been pronouncing wrong your entire life? It’s okay – we’re all in this together. But don’t feel too bad if you’ve only gotten half of them right – at least you’re trying! And hey, maybe now that you know how to say them correctly, you’ll be able to show off your new skills the next time you find yourself in one of these spots.

Let us hear your story about mispronunciation in the comments section.

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