Watching Media Guess How To Pronounce Omicron Is More Fun Than It Should Be

Omicron, the COVID-19 variant that is putting the world on edge, may actually produce giggles when reporters and others guess how to say it.

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” on Monday shared a montage of pundits and President Joe Biden taking a crack at it.

According to Merriam-Webster, the Greek letter is pronounced ah-mih-cron or oh-mih-cron in the U.S. and oh-my-cron in the U.K.

But there seem to be lots of variants in how people actually articulate it.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.


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