View Full Version : "Misspelled & Mispronounced Words" thread
18th Jan 2008, 11:44
Hope this thread will help us Pinoys polish up our English a bit.
Post here the commonly misspelled or mispronounced words you know.
18th Jan 2008, 11:45
Judgement is spelled without the "E".
So it's JUDGMENT.
18th Jan 2008, 11:48
FLAMMABLE is the property of a material to catch fire easily, or something at high-risk of flaming up.
It is pronounced FLAH-muh-buhl, and NOT FLAY-muh-buhl.
common misspelled words:
wrong - right
alright - all right
full-pledged - full-fledged
liquify - liquefy
electricute - electrocute
dessicate - desiccate
embarass - embarrass
mispell - misspell
raddish - radish
more to come pag sinipag ang inyong lingkod :hat: :lol:
19th Jan 2008, 01:24
Yikes! Embarass ang ginagamit kong spelling mali pala. Thanks icon for the info!
26th Feb 2008, 09:32
marming nalilito sa customer... kasi makikita mo sa mga parking area nakalagay costumer parking only
1st Mar 2008, 02:37
a lot of people spell it as sepErate
"No Standbys" should be "No Bystanders"
10th Mar 2008, 13:58
it's business, not bussiness.
february is pronounced as feb-yoo-er-ee, not feb-roo-war-ee.
10th Mar 2008, 14:44
insomnia, not insomia
government, not goverment
10th Mar 2008, 22:29
EXPIRATION is pronounced as eks-puh-RAY-shun and not eks-pie-RAY-shun.
With a short "I".
11th Mar 2008, 15:45
RADIO is pronounced as rey-dee-oh, not rey-deo
14th Mar 2008, 22:14
13 is pronounced as thur-TEEN, not THUR-tin.
The accent should be on the second syllable. Same goes with 14, 15, 16, etc.
11th Jun 2008, 21:54
mukang makaktulong saken tong thread na toh... buror kase ako sa english at sa speling nmn kulang kulang mga letter ko! makapag subscribe na nga^^
7th Jul 2008, 10:29
desert (DE-surt) / dessert (de-ZURT)
land formation / after-meal sweets
resurrection [re-zoo-REK-shn] (only one S)
chameleon [kha-MEAL-yn] not [ka-MEL-yon]
vice versa not vise/visa versa... and you say [VIE-si VER-sa]
vise / vice / vies [like saying eyes only vyes]
a clamping tool / a bad habit / an attempt at victory
respite [noun; a short break or relief] [RES-pit]
Never, ever say "Believe you me."
It's just, "Believe me."
isip pa ako :think:
11th Jul 2008, 07:59
Heheh di2 napahiya ako eh
comforter its [COM for ter] not [com FOR ter]
tagalog kc [kum POR ter] ^_^
and also the days of the week the [DEE] same as [DEI]
monday [mon DEI] same as [mon DEE]
tuesday [tuz DEI] same as [tuz DEE]
wednesday [wenz DEI] same as [wenz DEE]
thursday [terz DEI] same as [terz DEE]
friday [frai DEI] same as [frai DEE]
saturday [s(ae)ter DEI] same as [s(ae)ter DEE]
sunday [s(au)n DEI] same as [s(au)n DEE]
actually Guitar is the same as [GEE tar] and [gee TAR] they are both right
* [GEE tar] is mostly used in south american accent
11th Jul 2008, 09:23
very useful thread. contribute din ako:
advice and advise:
advice (noun): I need your advice about something.
advise (verb): I advise you to talk to your parents about this.
record and record
record (noun): the stress is in the first syllable, RE-cord
record (verb): the stress is in the last syllable, re-CORD
research and research
research (noun): the stress is in the first syllable, RE-search
research (verb): the stress is in the last syllable, re-SEARCH