British researchers conducted a survey to find out what English words cause the most trouble. A list of the twenty most difficult to pronounce words led the noun phenomenon (the phenomenon). Also in rating includes the following: 2. Anaesthetist (anesthesiologist) 3. Remuneration (pay) 4. Statistics (Stats) 5. Ethnicity (Ethnicity) 6. Philosophical (philosophical) 7.
Provocatively (defiantly) 8. Anonymous (anonymous) 9. Thesaurus (Thesaurus or Treasure) 10. Aluminium (aluminum) 11. Regularly (correctly, regularly) 12. February (February) 13.
Particularly (in particular) 14. Hereditary (inherited) 15. Prioritising (prioritizing) 16. Pronunciation (pronunciation) 17. Prejudice (Prejudice) 18. Facilitate (facilitate) 19. Hospitable (friendly) 20. Onomatopoeia (onomatopoeia, onomatopoeia) found that most Britons just mispronounce words, which stand close to the letter, the letter 'm' and 'n', and 't', 's' and a mix of 'th'. At least half of the 3000 respondents said they often corrected people who mispronounce any words. Except , a quarter of respondents believed that mistakes in pronunciation of words indicate a lack of education.