Omicron, Tsitsipas, Dogecoin and Shein Among 2021’s Trickiest Words
December 7, 2021 11:45AM PST
The U.S. Captioning Company, which produces subtitles for live TV, surveyed its members to come up with the list of the most mispronounced words this year.
Here are the one’s TV anchors and broadcasters got wrong the most.
Dalgona (tal-goh-NAH): A Korean treat made with melted sugar and baking soda, from the hit show Squid Game
Dogecoin (DOHJ-coin): Despite having an image of a dog as its logo, the cryptocurrency’s name isn’t so straightforward
Shein (SHEE-in): A popular “fast fashion” company
Stefanos Tsitsipas (STEH-fuh-nohs TSEE-tsee-pas): Greek tennis player, ranked fourth in the world
Omicron (AH-muh-kraan): A new variant of COVID-19
Glasgow (GLAHZ-go): Yes, as in the city