Famous Names We Just Realized We've Been Mispronouncing - And How To Say Them

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Vote up the things even you were guilty of saying incorrectly.

Many well-known people, places, and things have been mispronounced for so long that we've all gotten used to it. If you've ever wondered how to pronounce the names of famous people or popular food items, you're not alone. It can be embarrassing to say something incorrectly, especially if you've been confidently pronouncing it wrong for as long as you can remember. 

The things we say wrong get ingrained in our brains, making it harder to correct those mistakes. So, instead of continuing to say them incorrectly, it's time to learn the right way sooner rather than later - it will save you from being awkwardly corrected in the future. 

If you've ever wondered how to say Zendaya, Kyiv, rooibos, or turmeric, you're not alone. Here's a list of names of popular people, places, and things that get mispronounced on a daily basis.