RE: The Hardest Words to pronounce! page 3
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2 The "region" would have to be the whole U.S. at a minimum.
3 Do people pronounce "bubblier" as "bubbular"? Or "gangliar" as "gangular"? Or "uglier" as "uggular"? These are the closest I can find. Maybe someone can find others with great similarities to "nuclear".
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and I'm not sure why we need to find other examples. The fact is that a large number of people pronouce the word this way. So it is something more than a mispronunciation.
Apparently the people who say it do think that this is the way the word is pronounced. some articles
and well... sheet and another word!
it can be embarrassing but luckily sheet isn't a word used very often.
EnglishDVD.commy students have real difficulty with ship / sheep [bah]This is a familiar dilemma with many students, I should think. Relatively few languages have as many native vowel sounds as the English language.
My personal one is "jewelry." I don't say joo-ell-ry, but jool-ry. People make fun of me.
Regionally, when people say "drawer" as "draw" or "tour" as "tur" it just makes me cringe. But not as much as hearing our nation's capital referred to as "Warshington."
I am under the impression that 'drawer' is pronounced 'draw' when we're referring to a sliding box.
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