This piece originally appeared on Dailydot.com.
You know that particular flavor of embarrassment when you find out you’ve been mispronouncing a word for years? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Which is why it’s okay to laugh at this video of an elderly Italian chef trying, and repeatedly failing, to pronounce “Worcestershire sauce.”
To be fair, even most people who speak English as their first language would have difficulty parsing “Worcestershire” if they’ve only ever seen it written down. Here’s a hint: the pronunciation isn’t remotely phonetic.