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20 Alcoholic Drinks And How To Pronounce Them Properly

I know full well that I’m not the only person that thought Curaçao was pronounced “cure a cow,” and anybody that says otherwise is a liar. God knows that the more you drink the harder some of these drinks become to pronounce anyways.

Thankfully, somebody put together this helpful collection of pictures depicting different beers, liquors, cocktails and wines and the phonetic pronunciations to go along with them. Some of them you already knew, and some of them will come as a big surprise to you.


 

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Photo Credit: The Chive

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Sriracha, Sapporo, and 17 More Food Brand Names You’re Probably Mispronouncing

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All right, all right hot shot, so you know how to pronounce gnocchi. You know the “h” in hors d’oeuvres is silent. You know quinoa has two syllables, not three. But unless your lingual skills are just extra cunning, chances are there’s at least one food or drink word out there you’re still a little hesitant to say.

Take brand names like Barilla pasta, for instance. Is it bah – REE – yah, like Maria? Or bah – RIL – lah, like gorilla? Is it Sa – POE – roe or SA – poe – roe? Don’t even get us started on sriracha and nutella (betcha didn’t know you were probably saying those wrong too).

Luckily we decided to figure it out ourselves and look like idiots, so you no longer have to.

That’s right, it’s Commonly Mispronounced Food Words Part 2, y’all, “Brand Names Edition.” Leh. Go: