What if you realized that you’ve been pronouncing some of your favorite food brands wrong this whole time?
Some food brands do like to get fancy. In fact, many of these names have and sometimes still do occasionally trip me up when I run across them. So to avoid the mistakes I’ve made, test yourself on how many of these nine common food brands you have been pronouncing wrong. Although it may look simple, some of them are suprisingly tricky.
How it should be pronounced: toe-bler-OWN
Now you’ll know how to pronounce this triangular Swiss chocolate that is legendary in Europe.
How it should be pronounced: NEW-tell-uh
Though this may be one of the many facts all Nutella addicts should know, it has actually been an ongoing debate that still drives everyone nuts. However, in my opinion, no matter how it’s pronounced, I’ll still be happy as long as I have a jar and a spoon.
How it should be pronounced: see-ROTCH-ah
Because it’s important to know how to pronounce something we basically put on everything.
4. Au Bon Pain
How it should be pronounced: OH-bon-PAN
Au Bon Pain may be the go-to spot for many people, but you’d actually be surprised at how many people pronounce it wrong.
How it should be pronounced: FA-yeh
Greek yogurt’s gotten far more popular than regular yogurt, so FAGE’s now a staple. The name’s not as simple as it looks, right?
How it should be pronounced: Fur-rare-ROW row-SHEY
Now that you know how to pronounce it, take the next step and make these Ferrero Rocher cupcakes guilt-free.
How it should be pronounced: Guh-dye-vuh
Don’t worry if you’ve been pronouncing this wrong. After all, better chocoLATE than never.
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How it should be pronounced: Glah-SEW
Wanna know one more fact about Glaceau? It’s actually one of the healthier drinks to quench your thirst.
How it should be pronounced: EH-vee-on
Fancy water = Fancy name. But you know what’s an even fancier and more environmentally-friendly alternative? This edible water blob.