23 Places You’ve Probably Been Mispronouncing Your Entire Life

If you want to pretend you’re a seasoned traveler instead of looking like a big tourist when you travel, then this article is for you.

Or maybe, you genuinely want to know how certain words are pronounced.

Whatever your reasons may be, here is a list of the world’s most mispronounced cities, and how to pronounce them correctly. Enjoy!

Melbourne, Australia

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Bangkok, Thailand

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Beijing, China

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Colombia

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Lafayette, USA

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Iraq

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Dubai, UAE

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Brisbane, Australia

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Helena, USA

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Reykjavik, Iceland

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The River Thames, UK

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Phuket, Thailand

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Worcestershire, UK

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Qatar

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Via Dolorosa, Jerusalem

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Versailles, France

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Yosemite Park, USA

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Montreal, Canada

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La Jolla, USA

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Pakistan

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Kissimmee, USA

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Worcester, UK

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Budapest, Hungary

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See… you really do learn something new everyday. If you liked these, make sure to give them a share on Facebook before you go. (h/t Bored Panda / thrillophilia)