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What pronunciations or explanations did your High school English teacher botch the worst?

For me:

"Al-burt kay-muss"
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>>7579859
'Neetshee'
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>>7579865
"nee-chee"
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>>7579859
>camus ever
>camus in an english class
>camus in a high school english class

where the fuck did you go to school, OP? sounds like a garbage experience.
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cheatsheet
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they paraphrase the name telling us that if we do pronounce it just make sure we learned it the right way or else elitist jerks will enrage at you
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>>7579859
Mine was Al-bear-cowmoo
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As opposed to saying Albert Camus the French way and sounding like an asshole.
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>>7579877
we read "the stranger"

it was a shitty evangelical christian school
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>>7579887
>As opposed to saying Albert Camus the French way and sounding like an asshole.

Unless you are talking to some dumb hick, this will never happen.
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>>7579859
My English teacher thought that all of Macbeth's various tribulations were born out of dissatisfaction with married life, and that the play was actually about the patriarchal institution of marriage and how it hurts everybody.

I shit you not.
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In a graduate class last semester I had a teacher try to discuss The Goblin Market as if it was about capitalism and I flipped. I rarely talk in class but I raised my voice and asked her when the last time, if ever, she had actually read interpretations of the work. It was the last week of class and I was totally over her bullshit.
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>>7579916
ho
ly
sh
it
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>>7579916
>>7579923
FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
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>>7579887

>pronouncing a person's name correctly makes you sound like an asshole

the fuck kind of logic is that?
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Coup d'tat - coop dee tat
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>>7579923

I googled that, read the first couple of lines, is it about resisting temptation?
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>>7579995
That's pretty bad. it is a common phrase...
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Scoopenhooer

(Schopenhauer)
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>>7580040
you can't be serious.
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