A study by Dictionary.com just came up with a list of the top 30 words Americans can't pronounce.  "Coupon" seems like it would be easy, but a lot of people get it wrong..... (here is the correct pronunciation: "KOO-pahn," - Not "KYOO-pahn.")

Here are the top 30 words Americans struggle to pronounce
  • 1. affidavit [af-i-dey-vit]
  • 2. almond [ah-muh nd, am-uh nd]
  • 3. beget [bih-get]
  • 4. cache [kash]
  • 5. caramel [kar-uh-muh l, -mel, kahr-muh l]
  • 6. coupon [koo-pon, kyoo-]
  • 7. croissant [French krwah-sahn; English kruh-sahnt]
  • 8. epitome [ih-pit-uh-mee]
  • 9. espresso [e-spres-oh]
  • 10. et cetera [et set-er-uh, se-truh]
  • 11. façade [fuh-sahd, fa-]
  • 12. fiery [fahyuh r-ee, fahy-uh-ree]
  • 13. genre [zhahn-ruh; French zhahn-ruh]
  • 14. haute [oht]
  • 15. hyperbole [hahy-pur-buh-lee]