'Nike' vs 'Nikey': 13 Foreign Words Americans Pronounce TOTALLY Wrong

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Americans are known to often mispronounce words of foreign origin. Over the years, the Twitterverse sounded off about the words and phrases US citizens pronounce the wrong way. So, the Typical Student team picked some hilarious examples to show you how to pronounce these words the right way. Check them out below!  

 

#1 Audi vs. 'Ow-Dee':

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#2 Nike vs 'Nikey' and Adidas vs 'A-dee-dus': 

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#3 Realtor vs 'Real-a-terr':

 

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#4 'T' in exacTly:

 

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#5 La Croix vs 'La Croy':

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#6 Nestle vs 'Nest-lee':

 

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#7 Data vs. 'Datta':  

 

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#8 How about a squirrel? 

 

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#9 'Zee' vs 'Zed':

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#10 Hm, how to pronounce 'Rihanna' the right way?

 

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#11 J.K. Rowling vs J.K. Rolling:

 

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#12 Australia vs 'OSTRaaaylyaah':

 

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#13 Leisure vs 'Lee-sure':

 

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