Words from Asian, African, European, and Pasifika countries are now commonplace in our daily speech.
Does that mean we're any better at saying them? No.
From Jalapeno, Harass to Quesadilla and Segue, we have all or know someone who has mispronounced these words at some point.
A lot of the time we can’t even get English words right.
Even though New Zealand is a beautiful collection of cultures and people from all over the world, all those cultures have languages; there are still a heap of words out there that have Kiwis tripping over their tongues.
The odd one even manages to trip up Political Editor Patrick Gower.
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