The Word of the Day for Obama: ‘Corpsman’


Video of President Barack Obama incorrectly pronouncing the word ‘Corpsman’ twice at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, February 4, 2010.

President Obama was speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast and was telling the story of a Navy Corpsman who assisted the suffering people of Haiti.
corpsman |ˈkôrmən|
an enlisted member of a military medical unit.
• a member of a civilian corps, esp. a paramedical corps. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at

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  1. Next time the editors that write his speeches should write ponounciation of each word that he can’t ponounce correctly. LOL!

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