The French croissant has captured the imagination of many foodies on the internet. These humble, flaky pastries have become extremely popular in the recent past. Not only is it super tasty but it’s also worth the gram. We often catch glimpses of our favorite Bollywood celebrities dipping their light and fluffy croissant into their hot coffee. But have you ever wondered how the word “croissant” is pronounced exactly? Should the pastries be given a French touch or should they be ‘grainy’ in the way they are spoken? Industrialist Anand Mahindra recently shared a funny post about this same dilemma. take a look:
Well, at least my French son-in-law agrees that croissants are an effective remedy for all kinds of aches and pains…and we Indians have mastered a shortcut programming language..so why not? pic.twitter.com/2hJTYaWDPS– Anand Mahindra (@anandmahindra) November 25, 2022
He wrote “Well, at least my French son-in-law agrees that a croissant is an effective remedy for all kinds of aches and pains…and we Indians have mastered a shortcut programming language…why not?” Anand Mahindra In the description of the post. In the click he shared, we can see a post about the different ways the word “croissant” is pronounced. While some called it “Kwa-son”, some called it “Cross-ant”. However, the Indians were clear about the pronunciation and had a simple word for it – “Crocin”. Pronunciation made simple in India. Mira Bharat Mahan (India is awesome), ”read the post.
The funny post by Anand Mahindra got 4.3k likes and several hundred comments and reactions. “That’s so funny! Trust us Indians,” one user laughed, while another said, “Krusin is so!” Next time you find yourself at a boulangerie, order a croissant With confidence in your linguistic ability and respect for the culture that enables you to enjoy all this unflattering goodness,” another user wrote in the comments.
Take a look at the reactions:
And most importantly, where is she? Price 20 sounds pretty good – Nakhat SingAgarwalla (@BeingNakhat) November 25, 2022
Sir, of all the things I’ve seen on Twitter, this made me laugh! Now, I’ll order a croissant at the chemist and a croissant at the coffee shop! 😁— Charles Gabriel (@Be_like_CDG) November 25, 2022
I hope the pronunciation doesn’t match the flavor. – Kamal Sharma (_kamal_sharma) November 25, 2022
I can’t hide my laughter… Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, sir – Vikrantkhatai November 25, 2022
Thank God it is not spelled as kerosene! 😁 — Dinesh Joshi (@dnjoshispeaks) November 25, 2022
What do you think of Anand Mahindra’s post about croissants? pronunciation? Tell us in the comments.
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