Jimmy Fallon & Luke Bryan Learn To Pronounce "Gyro" In This Hilarious Music Video

Jimmy Fallon & Luke Bryan Learn To Pronounce "Gyro" In This Hilarious Music Video
Jimmy Fallon & Luke Bryan Learn To Pronounce "Gyro" In This Hilarious Music Video
There are so many food words that, no matter how hard we try, we just cannot pronounce correctly. Even after playing their Merriam-Webster sound bites over and over, we still struggle. Perhaps the issue, though, is that up until this point, there hasn’t been a clever way to remember the correct pronunciation of these words. Jimmy Fallon and Luke Bryan totally relate to this issue, so they came up with a very catchy tune that will help.

The video, which premiered on Monday’s episode of the Tonight Show starts with host Jimmy Fallon and country singer Luke Bryan stopping at a food cart for lunch. Jimmy orders the falafel plate with ease, but when it’s Luke’s turn to tell the vendor what he wants, he has a little trouble. He tries different tactics to get around attempting to say the word gyro. He points at a picture, and he says “the brown stuff,” but the vendor isn’t getting the message. Luke quickly gives up and then launches into a country song about the struggle that comes when ordering one of those “lamb Tzatziki wraps.” Jimmy even joins in singing, “I could eat 1,000 ounces, if I just knew how to pronounce it.”

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Finally after a few funny verses, the vendor jumps in to save the day by clarifying that this dish is pronounced /year-o/, and we couldn’t be more grateful. For those other hard-to-pronounce words, we’ll just have to keep winging it, but for halal lovers, this song is a lifesaver. Even those who aren’t fans of the country genre, can appreciate these helpful and hilarious lyrics. Check it out.

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