This week kicks off the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. so in honor, Google took a look at their trends to find out what word each state most commonly misspells.
What is that word for you? Because for me it's always embarrased (as you can see I just spelled it wrong)...
Words are a universal thing that have universal definitions, but sometimes depending on where you are in the world those words can have completely different meanings.
Michigan is a unique place with many things that make us stick out from the rest of the country, including certain words...
Quite frequently, in conversations with people here at work, I'm discovering more and more words that really gross women out. I'm not talking about crude or disgusting words that everyone has a little ook factor about, I'm talking about everyday words that make women shudder.
The other day, I posted a little video featuring some of my friends I worked with at KLAQ in El Paso, as they attempted to pronounce some Michigan and Midwest words.
They failed in spectacular fashion.
So, as punishment, they sent us some Spanish words to try.
You wouldn't think the English language could change so much throughout a single country, but there's a really big difference in words' pronunciations north, south, east and west.
Moving up here from Texas last year, I've begun learning a lot about how things are said here. And I have to be honest: I'm still not any good at the words.
I will still say 'Mack-in-nack' Island, but mostly for funnies