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You've Probably Been Saying These Words WRONG For As Long As You Could Talk

People across the country say certain words differently due to the dialect where they reside. Then, there are other words that people just flat out pronounce wrong.

At an early age, humans learn to speak the language spoken around them, by the people closest to them. So, if a baby learns to pronounce a word wrong based on the way their parents say the word, there is little hope that the child will learn to pronounce the word correctly.

In truth, there are a plethora of words most Americans pronounce wrong.

According to Seventeen Magazine, here are 5 words most people pronounce incorrectly.

February

You say: Febuairey

The correct way to say it: Februairey

Kilometer

You say: Killomiter

The correct way to say it: Killomeeter

Prescription

You say: Perscripshun
The correct way to say it: Priscripshun

Sherbert

You say: Shurbert

The correct way to say it: Shurbit

Comfortable

You say: Comfterbull

The correct way to say it: Comfertabull

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