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A woman discovered she has been mispronouncing the word ‘cucumber’ her whole life. On TikTok, she asked if she says it strangely after many people pointed it out which got over 600 000 views!

Emma from London joined Bec and Jeziel to tell us more. “Out of all the things I could be famous for, of course it is a pronunciation.” She says it is odd for something to go viral because it can be the most random things. “They are the most random things you could imagine. It is crazy how fast things can move.”

But she hasn’t made any progress in convincing people to change their pronunciation. “People are like I kind of get it. But a lot of people are like that’s not how the English language works.”

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