The Most Mispronounced in the Entire U.S.

Let's face it. if you're not from Minnesota, learning how to pronounce all the quirky and unique town names can be quite a tall task.

Ask an outsider how to pronounce Faribault, Bemidji, or Chokio and you might be in for a laugh. But one town in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes takes the crown when it comes to mispronunciation. In fact, it was just named the most mispronounced place in the entire United States.

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According to a recent list compiled by Best Life Online, this small Minnesota town is the hardest to pronounce in all the land.

Credit: Via Travelers via YouTube
Credit: Via Travelers via YouTube

Where is the Most Mispronounced Place in the U.S.?

It lies just 15 miles west of the Twin Cities in Hennepin County and has a population of just over 3,000 people.

Wayzata, MN
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Well, which Minnesota town is the Most Mispronounced Place in the U.S.?

The title of 'Most Mispronounced' Place in the U.S. goes to the sleepy little town of Wayzata, Minnesota.

How Do You Pronounce Wayzata Anyway?

It's a bit tricky if you're not from Minnesota, as most would look at it and scratch their heads. The correct pronunciation is "wai·zeh·tuh".

To see the entire list of the 15 most mispronounced places in the United States, check out the article from Best Life Online.

To learn all about what makes Wayzata such a great place to live and raise a family, check out the YouTube video below.

10 Most Obscure Minnesota Towns

As you are making road-trip plans you might want to see if you can even find some of these Minnesota towns.

Minnesota is the Land Of 10,000 Lakes and 853 towns. Even if you know the state well I'll bet you haven't even heard of Minnesota's 10 smallest towns.

Gallery Credit: Ben Davis

Story Source: Best Life Online

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