Last Call: No, this is how you say Châteauneuf-du-Pape

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Last CallLast CallLast Call is The Takeout’s online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and use the comment section as an open thread. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching/listening around the office today.

I spent a week in New York City recently, seeing Rachel Bloom and the cast of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend live at Radio City Music Hall, eating a bunch of great food, doing a very cool blind perfume “tasting”, and walking around muttering “camp” and “not camp” under my breath while staring at amazing artwork and clothing. Most satisfactory. But among those many highlights, there was one that really stood out.

Between actual activities, a dear friend introduced me to the YouTube channel Pronunciation Manual, and my life is forever changed.

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The above is my favorite, particularly as I sell a lot of a particular Châteauneuf-du-Pape when I moonlight as a fancy booze shopgirl, but there are gems a-plenty. Please enjoy Frappucino:

How about soup:

Or this very popular burrito establishment:

There. Now you can also correctly pronounce those food words. You’re welcome.

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Allison Shoemaker

Contributor, The A.V. Club and The Takeout. Allison loves television, bourbon, and dramatically overanalyzing social interactions.