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Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) The U.S. Captioning Company and the British Institute of Verbatim Reporters (BIVR) recently released reports on the most mispronounced words of the year—that is, the most challenging words for newsreaders and television hosts to say correctly the first time. We can only infer if these words are tough for people whose jobs involve speaking on television, they pose similar difficulties for the rest of us. From new internet slang to popular singer’s names, and Korean treats to fast Mexican food chains, these were the year’s most frequently misspoken words. Cheugy (CHOO-ghee): This Gen Z slang, popularized on TikTok, is sued to describe someone who is untrendy, out of date, overdone, or trying too hard. Example: Being a Disney adult or loving Grey’s Anatomy in 2021: Total cheug. Chipotle (chih-POHT-lay): According to this TikTok posted by the company itself, a lot of boomers crash and burn when trying to pronounce the name of this fast casual restaurant that specializes in oversized burritos and charging $3 extra for a tiny side of guacamole. Dalgona (tal-goh-NAH): This Korean sweet, made from melted sugar and baking soda, rose to pop culture prominence the world over after being featured in the mega-viral Netflix series Squid Game . While true Korean pronunciation starts with a “t” sound and emphasizes the last syllable, you may also hear it Americanized to (dal-GO-nah). Dogecoin (DOHJ-coin): This cryptocurrency was first minted in 2013 as a meme-inspired joke that only gained wide appeal after being […]