How do you pronounce the word Toucan?
How do toucans speak English?
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What’s the correct pronunciation of Jaguar?
For Americans, English pronunciation generally comes out as “JAG-wahr,” although in more Midwestern areas, the name devolves into the more teeth-gnashing “JAG-wire,” a pronunciation that most fans of the brand find genuinely cringeworthy.
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