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20th Feb '17 7:03:01 PM IAmNotAFunguy
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** In "The Finer Strings" the principal at Meg's school mispronounces the last name of her performance partner Ruth Cockhammer as "cock-hammer" until she corrects him with "Coch-a-mer".
17th Feb '17 4:03:28 PM jormis29
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* ''It's a Gift,'' in which W.C. Fields plays a shop owner Harold Bissonette, "Bis-son-NAY [[HenpeckedHusband in front of the wife]]."

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* ''It's a Gift,'' ''Film/ItsAGift,'' in which W.C. Fields plays a shop owner Harold Bissonette, "Bis-son-NAY [[HenpeckedHusband in front of the wife]]."
15th Feb '17 1:24:52 AM Maetch
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** Strong Bad did this for Illinois ("Eel-ee-nwah"). He also calls Texas "Tejas", pronounces "California" the Spanish way, etc. "Eel-ee-nwah" is pretty much how it's pronounced in French, though. It's a French adaptation of an Algonquin word. The silent 's' was definitely added by the French. It was probably pronounced something like "Eel-ee-nee-weh".

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** Strong Bad does this constantly when reading his e-mails. He did this for Illinois ("Eel-ee-nwah"). He also calls Texas "Tejas", pronounces "California" the Spanish way, etc. "Eel-ee-nwah" is pretty much how it's pronounced in French, though. It's a French adaptation of an Algonquin word. The silent 's' was definitely added by the French. It was probably pronounced something like "Eel-ee-nee-weh".
15th Feb '17 1:18:34 AM Maetch
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** On one of the "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketches Sean Connery humorously misreads the category "Let It Snow" as "Le Tits Now".

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** On one of In the "Celebrity Jeopardy!" sketches sketches, the contestants (though almost always Sean Connery Connery) frequently and humorously misreads the category categories into various dirty sayings, such as reading "An Album Cover as "Anal Bum Cover" and "Let It Snow" as "Le Tits Now".
8th Feb '17 3:43:11 PM Benthelame
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* ''WesternAnimation/MiloMurphysLaw'' reveals that Milo's middle name is literally "danger". When Zach restates this fact(pronouncing the word as any native English speaker would) both Milo and Melissa [[ImplausibleDeniability deny that this is his middle name]] Why? [[DistinctionWithoutADifference because it's pronounced "Dan-jay"]].
25th Jan '17 1:10:20 PM LongTallShorty64
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* In ''Film/MyReputation'', Jess' friend, Ginna, pronounces her name with a soft g, like Jenna.
17th Jan '17 9:18:06 AM cerddom
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* On the episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' called "The Five Days of F.L.A.R.G." Mark Change and later Wanda mispronounced "appendix" as "app-pen-dix". Cosmo is the one to correct Wanda with the correct pronunciation of the word.

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* On the episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' called "The Five Days of F.L.A.R.G." Mark Change Chang and later Wanda mispronounced "appendix" as "app-pen-dix". Cosmo is the one to correct Wanda with the correct pronunciation of the word.
16th Jan '17 1:26:27 PM kyojikasshu
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** In "Donut Unto Others", Bubs mentions having his mass-produced doughnuts shipped from a third-world country named "Homemáde" (pronounced "Ho-muh-mah-day") just so he could legally print "From Homemade" on his boxes.

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** In "Donut Unto Others", Bubs mentions deliberately invokes this trope by having his mass-produced doughnuts shipped from a third-world country named "Homemáde" (pronounced "Ho-muh-mah-day") just so he could legally print "From Homemade" on his boxes.boxes, allowing unsuspecting customers to make their own assumptions.
16th Jan '17 1:22:03 PM kyojikasshu
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** In "Donut Unto Others", Bubs mentions having his mass-produced doughnuts shipped from a third-world country named "Homemáde" (pronounced "Ho-muh-mah-day") just so he could legally print "From Homemade" on his boxes.
14th Jan '17 11:04:02 AM Kombucha
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* Brits often pronounce "salsa" as "SALL-tsa", though the correct pronunciation is "SAHL-ssa" with a soft s sound.
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