"Caramel" is a controversial word in America, which is strange, because it's one of only like three things that everyone in this country can unite behind.

The controversy lies in its pronunciation: Is it "kar-muhl" or "kare-uh-mul"?


According to a new survey, the more popular answer around the country is the three-syllable version, "kare-uh-mul."

There's only one region where the two-syllable version is more popular: The Midwest, where we say "kar-muhl." So basically it's another Pop/Soda/Coke argument.

Read more at PR Newswire.

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