Spinoff: mispronunciations that annoy you
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10-18-2011, 12:18 PM
Join Date: Feb 2006
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Hmmm, I find that rather odd. English has plenty of words that originate in another language, but do not become commonly "anglicized," especially for food items. Immediately coming to mind are merlot, filet, tortilla, etc.
confused by this one, though. All of those words are anglicized to the same extent that "kee-no-ah" is. I mean, "merlot" isn't pronounced in English the way a French person would pronounce it.
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