Mispronounced words: how omicron, cheugy and Billie Eilish tripped us up in 2021

The world is divided on how to say the name of the latest Covid-19 variant. But however you pronounce it, we can all agree: it’s not as annoying as someone asking for ‘expresso’

Name: Omicron.

Age: The new and potentially more virulent Covid-19 variant was first detected in South Africa at the end of November. Young, then.

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