30 Famous Places From Around The World That You Have Probably Always Mispronounced

All your life you've been mispronouncing place names wrong. How do we know this? Because the internet says so, and the internet never lies—that's a fact.

So if the internet says you should be pronouncing Bay-zhhhing as Bey-Jing, then you better get your act together and start pronouncing it properly.

Or, god forbid, you say one of these incorrectly while amongst your peers or at a social event and then you'll forever be tainted with idiocy, ending up as some kind of social pariah who can't even talk properly.

So time to take a look at some of the places below, skool-up, get your braincell working and get it right. And remember, practice makes perfect.

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Colorado - United States

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The Thames River - London - United Kingdom

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Carnegie Hall - New York - United States

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Lafayette - Louisiana - United States

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Melbourne - Victoria - Australia

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Louisville - Kentucky - United States

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Colombia - South America

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Mackinac Bridge - Michigan - United States

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Iraq - Middle East

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Brisbane - Queensland - Australia

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La Jolla - California - United States

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Budapest - Hungary - European Union

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Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Helena - Montana - United States

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Kissimmee - Florida - United States

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Wilkes-Barre - Pennsylvania - United States

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Norfolk - Virginia - United States

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Tijuana - Baja California - United States

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Bangkok - Thailand

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Spokane - Washington - United States

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Beijing - China

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Versailles - France

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Reykjavik - Iceland

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Phuket - Thailand

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Montreal - Quebec - Canada

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Pakistan - South Asia

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Niger - Western Africa

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Worcestershire - United Kingdom

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Qatar - Southwest Asia

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Yosemite National Park - California - United States

H/T Thrillophilia