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They probably reflect some temporary fault in this otherwise very efficient system, much like when we mispronounce words or use the incorrect word in our native tongue.
She was referring to a joke made by a comic earlier in the evening, and followed it with: 'I'm one of those English people who will mispronounce parts of Scotland - sorry.
Maintain the flow If your child mispronounces a word do not interrupt immediately.
In the skit, the popular actor reprises his role as mustached hero Ron Burgundy and purposely mispronounces the Taoiseach's name.
Although he tends to read in a somewhat singsong style and often mispronounces names of ballplayers, nothing can detract from the inspirational story of Number 42 (which, incidentally, is the only uniform number that has been retired by every major league team).
We have probably all been at weddings where the officiant mispronounces the name of at least one party, which is very bad form indeed.
He mispronounces the word for "great," inadvertently substituting the word for "Poisonwood tree.
DEAR ANNIE: "Need Some Guidance'' said her friend is educated and intelligent, but mispronounces some words.
True, he mispronounces Monongahela, but his British accent is appropriate for a nation filled with people newly freed from the yoke of Great Britain.
He is best when ad-libbing, and the moment when he mispronounces a word is the funniest part of the show.
He came into my head as a Portuguese or Spanish guy who sings but doesn't do it very well and mispronounces words all the time.
She omits the possessive in the names Lucy and Julie and mispronounces the word says.