What is the funniest mispronunciation of a word?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal:

I could write an entire essay on this…and this is one subject that has earned me the worst of my nicknames (no, I shan’t share it here! *zipped*). I have been often criticized for…
  • being a pronunciation Nazi,
  • not giving consideration to the fact that the speakers aren’t native English speakers,
  • being judgmental in pointing out their errors,
  • insensitive,
  • not realizing that I’m an Indian no matter how well I handle my English vocabulary
  • not being appreciative that people are at least trying to communicate in a language that isn’t their own
-_-
So here are a few of the most irritatingly mispronounced words I have encountered personally. And believe you me, they are real! The actual word is written first, followed by the version I heard after the dots. Shut-ear mode ON.
  1. QUEEN ………….. KY-OON
  2. BEIGE ……….. BEE-GAY
  3. PEUGEOT ……..PIYOO-JIYOTT
  4. HYUNDAI …….UNDA-YEE
  5. CARTON ……. CARTOON
  6. IRON ……… I-RUN
  7. LINGERIE …… LING-EREE
  8. BAGUETTE ……. BAG-ETT
  9. CHICKEN PUFFS ……. CHICKEN PUPS
  10. CHEST OF DRAWERS ……. CHESTER DRAWERS
  11. SUITE ROOM ……. SYOOT ROOM
  12. BOUQUET …… BOKKA
  13. ASK ……. AKSK
  14. SACHET …… SA-CHETT
  15. JEWELRY ….. JWE-LLARY
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Aaaaarghhhh! >.<

What is the funniest mispronunciation of a word?

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