He then speaks up, after apparently seeing the news on Yahoo's home page, and says "Huh, hotty had an earthquake".
I still want to burst out into a fit of raging laughter when I think about it. At the time I calmly replied "Haiti".
This brings me to words that are either mispronounced or are pronounced differently from how we are used to them being pronounced.
My memory on this was sparked over at This Will Only Hurt A Bit when she talks about her instructor mispronouncing the word "parenteral".
In my program the one word that I'm sure my classmates and I have all heard (mis?)pronounced has been "centimeters". We have two or three instructors we have heard pronounce it "sont-imeters".
I don't know if it's a case of "to-may-toes or to-mah-toes", or what!