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Correct pronunciation: "Pokay mon"
Incorrect pronunciation: "Pookimun" "Pokemans" "Pokeyman" "Pokuhmoon"
Could this be the most mispronounced word ever uttered by mankind? If not, it's easily the word most mispronounced by clueless dads and soccer moms as they wander helplessly through the aisles of their neighborhood toy mart. We wouldn't be surprised if game store clerks constructed Pikachu voodoo dolls during their breaks.
Worse yet, the parents aren't alone. Nowadays, thanks to the too-cool-to-care humor of the internet, you're more likely to see people using "Pokemans" than Pokémon. In an irritating twist, the people that actually know how to say the title correctly are purposefully saying it incorrectly.
Has mispronunciation actually become hip? Oh, Faxanadu, you were ahead of your time.
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