TV Chef Nigella Lawson’s Odd Pronunciation Of The Word ‘Microwave’ Confuses The Internet

Nigella Lawsons Pronunciation Of Microwave Confuses The Internet

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Everyone knows how to pronounce the word “microwave.” As we all know, it is pronounced mahy-kroh-weyv (according to Which is why television chef Nigella Lawson sent the internet into an absloute tizzy with her bizarre pronunciation of the word “microwave” on her BBC show Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat.

In a clip from the show, we see Lawson preparing something that needs “a bit of milk, full fat, which I’ve warmed in the microwave…”

Only she doesn’t say microwave. She says some sort of made up word that if spelled phonetically would be “meecrowahvay.”

Take a listen…


Yeah, I don’t know either.

Reactions to Lawson’s unique pronunciation of the word microwave made some serious wahvays on Twitter.

Once all the reactions to her odd pronunciation started going viral on the internet Lawson took to Twitter to try to set the record straight.

“Am I the only one who thought @Nigella_Lawson was being sarcastic when she pronounced Meecro-wavé?! Now, I’m starting to think she really pronounces it like that?” wrote a viewer on Twitter.

To which Lawson replied, “Well, I do say it like that, but not because I think that’s how it’s actually pronounced.”

Sure, Nigella. Whatever you say.


What a time to be alive, huh?

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