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    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    Watching MKR and I'm not dealing with the mispronunciation of salsa.

    Sal-suh
    Sul-suh.

    Surely it's the latter? SAL-sa sounds so.....ugh.
    My stepdad is Spanish and he says it is sul sah.
    Speaking of MKR the first couple to cook - the ones that did the 70s theme - the wife said capsicuN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KellyMac View Post
    Speaking of MKR the first couple to cook - the ones that did the 70s theme - the wife said capsicuN.
    I spotted that too! Argh...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    Watching MKR and I'm not dealing with the mispronunciation of salsa.

    Sal-suh
    Sul-suh.

    Surely it's the latter? SAL-sa sounds so.....ugh.
    I agree. I hate the sal-sa pronounication!

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    I'm another one who thinks nek minnet is hilarious. (I'm 31) almost as good as Trent from punchy but that's a whole different thread .....

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    I need to work on my Mexican food pronunciations lol!! I have been saying taco and salsa wrong all these years!

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    DH drives me nuts the 2 main offenders are thunnel-web instead of funnel-web and v-double instead of b-double. No matter how many times I correct him he still does it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lili81 View Post
    I probably don't know how to write down the pronunciation, it's Mo as in Bro then Ett.
    That's the proper French pronunciation, but then it might have been anglicized

    ETA I'll ask my friend who works there - lucky duck is having champagne every week!!
    Wouldn't the Dutch pronunciation be more relevant?

    I would love to hear how someone who works there has been taught!

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    I've just looked up 'salsa', and the online dictionaries are saying that "sall-sa" is the English pronunciation, and "sull-sa" is the American.

    I'm guessing Australia follows the American pronunciation more closely...??

    I've always said "sall-sa", but I'm from England.

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    I say sal-sa. I've never heard anyone say sul-sa.

    I thought of another one - 'pathers' instead of 'pavers'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girl X View Post
    I've just looked up 'salsa', and the online dictionaries are saying that "sall-sa" is the English pronunciation, and "sull-sa" is the American.

    I'm guessing Australia follows the American pronunciation more closely...??

    I've always said "sall-sa", but I'm from England.
    Oh good that makes me feel a bit better! I've never heard it called sull-sa either. Not even by the people who run the taco truck!


 

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