If you know anything about the goofy side of the Internet, you’ve probably seen Pronunciation Manual — the how-to guide for pronouncing words
wrong better. So we recruited comedian Bennett Ferris ’13 and made some similarly instructional videos for hard-to-pronounce Brown University words. To all the frosh (…and seniors? Let’s be real—you still don’t know how to pronounce Smitty B’s more sophisticated name) who have trouble with these words: you’re welcome. Find more of these horribly wrong pronunciations of words in the Brunonian lexicon after the jump.