Thursday, January 19, 2017

John Green gets very helpful about common mispronunciations

From the archives of Mental Floss and youtube, check out this excellent under seven-minute video by YA Author extraordinaire John Green...

How many did you just learn to say correctly? (It's okay, you don't have to tell. It's just good to know. For us, and for our characters!)

Illustrate and Write On,

1 comment:

Jamie L said...

I enjoyed this, but you got "mauve" wrong. It's French, and it's a long o sound. The dictionary used to have it with the long, so if they changed it, they're wrong, too. I'm sick of our language being changed to accommodate the ignorant.