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30 Major City Names You May Be Pronouncing All Wrong

Best Life Logo By Ari Notis of Best Life | Slide 1 of 31: <p>Flying to Spokane, Washington, soon? Do yourself a favor when you arrive. Don’t say, “Ahh. It’s so good to be in Spo-cane.” Trust us, your words will only be met with emoji-style eye-rolls by the locals. (But, hey, it’s a common mistake!) In fact, you’d be amazed how many knowledgable travelers mispronounce the names of so many famous locales—from Boise to Helena to, of course, Reykjavik.</p><p>In the interest of making sure you pronounce them all perfectly, we’ve listed here the 30 most mangled city names in the world, ordered from are-you-kidding-me? to okay-we-see-how-you-messed-that-one-up. And to prepare for when you giddy-up and jet off to these places, be sure you know the <a href="http://bestlifeonline.com/perfect-airplane-sleep/">10 Best Tricks For Sleeping on a Plane</a>.</p>

30 Major City Names You May Be Pronouncing All Wrong

Flying to Spokane, Washington, soon? Do yourself a favor when you arrive. Don’t say, “Ahh. It’s so good to be in Spo-cane.” Trust us, your words will only be met with emoji-style eye-rolls by the locals. (But, hey, it’s a common mistake!) In fact, you’d be amazed how many knowledgable travelers mispronounce the names of so many famous locales—from Boise to Helena to, of course, Reykjavik.

In the interest of making sure you pronounce them all perfectly, we’ve listed here the 30 most mangled city names in the world, ordered from are-you-kidding-me? to okay-we-see-how-you-messed-that-one-up. And to prepare for when you giddy-up and jet off to these places, be sure you know the 10 Best Tricks For Sleeping on a Plane.

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