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We’ll admit the English language has a way of reshaping itself to the times, but that’s still not an excuse to mangle the spoken version at every opportunity.
To save us from embarrassment when speaking to those outside our immediate group of friends (who probably all mispronounce the same words), Mental_Floss is here to help.
(And though we’re slightly ashamed to admit it, the Pittsburgh area must be included in the list of geographic areas that insist on mispronouncing “Versailles,” and emphatically so.)
Mental_Floss: Always there to keep your brain squeaky clean.Posted by Kate Rinsema