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    Deciphering the Aussie Accent: 15 Most Frequently Mispronounced Places

    Can anyone pronounce Cooinda without stammering on their words? Experience confusion by Gumeracha? Puzzled by Ubirr?

    Tensed now? You are not alone. Many of these cities and towns in Australia (pronounced Stray-Ya) are tongue twisters even for some locals not to mention foreign visitors making an effort to say them properly.

    We have compiled the below list of commonly mispronounced Aussie places. Now comes the hard part – why not give it a go at pronouncing them.



    Bathurst


    Boulia

    Boulia



    Brisbane



    Cairns



    Canberra



    Coober Pedy



    Cooinda


    Gumeracha

    Gumeracha


    Jervis Bay

    Jervis Bay



    Launceston



    Melbourne


    Monkey Mia

    Monkey Mia


    Ubirr

    Ubirr



    Wagga Wagga


    Yatala

    Yatala

    Did we miss any?  Please tell us in the comment box below.


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