By - ZsClarc
2017: The year Americans couldn’t say Gal Gadot (and a lot of other words)
( CNN) Say these out loud: Bokeh. Coulrophobia. Dotard. Did you pause? You’re not alone.
This year, Americans bungled the epithet of “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot; laughter when President Donald Trump tried on a Spanish accent when saying Puerto Rico’ and scratched their heads and wondered, “WTH is a dotard? “
That’s the conclusion of language-learning app Babbel. It commissioned US Captioning Company, an organization for captioning professionals, to identify prominent terms in 2017 that were tough for people on Tv to say.