Babble has put out their list for the most mispronounced words in The United States for 2022.  I had to jump on and see where I was messing up on the air with what I thought were going to be basic words.  Turns out they are mostly names, but in this business we have to try and get it right.

Check the  gallery following the article that will help you pronounce these words.

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I've been saying the name of Adele, the singer, wrong since 2007.  This is irritating in so many ways.  Mostly because she never said anything about it until this year in October. Now, it's a whole new thing to introduce one of her songs because for 15 years, we've been saying it THE WRONG way, so it's like building a new muscle memory.


This is the official name of the dino-killing meteorite that crashed in Mexico.

Domhnall Gleeson

If you've seen the show on Hulu, The Patient, he is the man playing the patient.  I've only just started watching this, but the show is great.  It also stars Steve Carell.


The capital of Scotland.

Negroni sbagliato

Of all the words, this is the most fun to say.  It's the name of an alcoholic drink that was made famous during a House of the Dragon interview.

Novak Djokovic

The Australian tennis player that caused a ruckus by refusing to get the COVID vaccine that was mandated by the league. The plan backfired on him as he wasn't allowed to compete in the Australian open.


The Angels pitcher who had a new MLB rule named after him allowing a starting pitcher who hits for himself to stay in the game as a designated hitter, even if he's pulled to be a relief pitcher.

Rishi Sunak

The newly elected British Prime Minister who's name was famously mispronounced by President Joe Biden.

Tuanigamanuolepola (Tua) Tagovailoa

Quarterback for the Miami Dolphins.  I wonder if there were any sportscasters that got this one right the first try?


The name of a Ukrainian city and home to a nuclear power plant.

I've got a handy gallery to help you be the most well-spoken of your circle going into the new year.

Most Mispronounced Words In America 2022

Most Mispronounced Words In America 2022

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