Ten Speed Press

You’re Saying it Wrong


If you find yourself discussing (or arguing) how to pronounce words like “pho,” “niche” or “acai,” new book “You’re Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words and Their Tangled Histories of Misuse” could be a useful book to carry on your person. Not only illuminating the correct pronunciations, the book also explains phrases’ and words’ origins and common misuses. May you never mispronounce schadenfreude again.