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You’re pronouncing “gyro” — and a bunch of other foods — wrong

You’re pronouncing “gyro” — and a bunch of other foods — wrong

The only negative consequence of the TV show Seinfeld was the propagation of the mispronunciation of the word “gyro.” They jokingly called them “jy-ros” instead of the proper “euros” (like the currency), and ever since, I’ve rarely heard the word properly said. That’s the problem with subtle humor, I suppose, but FoodBeastTV has fortunately put together a video to educate people how to properly pronounce their food. Do you call pho “fo”? Do you call hors d’oeuvres hors-duh-oovers (admittedly, I occasionally call them that when I want to annoy someone I think is being pretentious, and I’ll call croissants “quassons” when I’m trying to seem pretentious myself)?

Learn how to say these foods properly. I was surprised at how many things I was pronouncing incorrectly, and was also slightly disappointed that they didn’t include an explanation of why New Yorkers and New Jersians pronounce capicola as “gabagool.” But check it out nonetheless.

Watch the video: Tzatziki Sauce - How to Make Tzatziki - Greek Garlic Yogurt Sauce (October 2020).