It's always interesting to me when I hear out-of-towners pronounce "local" words--words that folks in Owensboro and Kentucky roll right off their tongues but are somewhat if not totally unfamiliar to those not from here.

Most mispronounced "local" words are streets and towns. And I guess folks can be forgiven for jacking up some of those German names in southern Indiana.

And a couple of German names DID make it onto the list, even though one's from Owensboro.

So, after a little Facebook survey, here are some words linked to Kentucky, Owensboro, and the tri-state that are mispronounced the most:

Most Commonly Mispronounced 'Local' Names

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