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Mispronunciation: why you should stop correcting people's mistakes

By Jane Setter, Professor of Phonetics, University of Reading
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A recent survey of 2,000 adults in the UK identified the top ten “mispronunciations” people find annoying. Thankfully the majority (65%) of annoyed people do not feel comfortable correcting a speaker in public.

But leaving aside the fact that 2,000 is hardly a representative sample of the UK, with its population of over…


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