Billie Eilish among the most mispronounced phrases by US broadcasters in 2021

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As well as words such as ‘Chugie’, ‘Dogecoin’ and ‘Omicron’

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The name Billie Eilish is among the most misspelled names, words and phrases by US broadcasters in 2021, a new study has found.

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In a report released by the US Captioning Company, Via Guardian, Eilish’s name – specifically the word ‘Elish’ – ranks as one of the most misspelled words of the year, along with ‘Dogecoin’, ‘Yassify’, ‘Chugie’, ‘Glasgow’ and the latest COVID-19 Also includes the version name. , ‘Omicron’.

The US captioning company captions and subtitles real-time events on both television and courtrooms, and surveyed its members to get its 2021 list—the sixth annual of its kind. The list has again been commissioned by Babbel, a language-learning platform based in both Berlin and New York.


“Newscasters in the US are struggling with new words and names for 2021 while reporting on major sporting events, viral Internet trends and emerging celebrities,” the Babbel Live teacher said in a statement.

“As a language teacher, it is always interesting to see that some of these words are generally new colloquial, or are implied or borrowed from another language. As a non-native speaker, I It must be admitted that it is fun to watch English speakers stumble a bit for change.”

In other news, Billie Eilish – pronounced ‘EYE-lish’ – released her latest music video for “Male Fantasy” from her second studio album, “Happier Than Ever.” This is the sixth video from the album – directed by Eilish himself. Other videos to date include ‘Sore I Am’, ‘Your Power’, ‘Lost Cause’, ‘NDA’ and the title track of the album.

Eilish will take “Happier Than Ever” – which has just earned a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year – on a world tour in 2022. She would play shows in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe with six shows. O2 in London.

This weekend, Eilish will also do double duty in the December 11th episode saturday night live, Made his debut as a host as well as performing.

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