This article was published on August 30, 2011

Ever wondered how to pronounce words like ‘Acai’? Not like this.


Ever wondered how to pronounce words like ‘Acai’? Not like this.
Matthew Panzarino
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Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter. Matthew Panzarino was Managing Editor at TNW. He's no longer with the company, but you can follow him on Twitter.

There is a channel called Pronunciation Book on YouTube that is full of the correct pronunciations of hard-to-pronounce words like Porsche, Glenfiddich, acai and escargo. Then there is this channel, called Pronunciation Manual, which is a hilarious parody that gives you all of the wrong, and side-splitting ways to say the same words.

Think of it as an un-self-help guide for cracking your friends up. We’ve posted a few examples here but there are dozens more that you have to hear so be sure to check out the channel. Pwwuuoooooorsssheeeee.

H/t to John Herman