- Babbel, a language-learning app, released a list of the most mispronounced words in 2020, according to US Captioning Company employees.
- Notable names like Kamala Harris, Anthony Fauci, and Giannis Antetokounmpo made the list.
- People also struggled to pronounce Yosemite National Park and Nevada.
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Mispronouncing words is common, but this year, some words caused more trouble than others.
Babbel, a language-learning app, commissioned the US Captioning Company — the organization responsible for creating subtitles for live television events — to find the most mispronounced words of 2020. The USCC then surveyed its employees to find the words they heard newscasters, reporters, and public personalities mispronounce throughout the year.
The company has compiled a list of names, places, and events from the year that people struggled to pronounce. They also provided the proper pronunciations of each word.
Keep reading to see the top 10 words that people stumbled over in 2020, according to Babbel and US Captioning Company employees.
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