Today is Fat Tuesday and while much of the country will be looking for a baby in a cake, we here in Western New York will be downing delicious Polish donuts called Paczki. But are you saying it right?

Paczki is a traditional polish donut that is filled with jelly or cream is usually is for sale on Fat Tuesday.

106.5 WYRK logo
Get our free mobile app

Now ask anyone who isn't Polish how to pronounce "Paczki" you probably would get several different ways.

The correct pronunciation is (Ponch-Key). To make it simple, here is a quick meme to help you say it right.

Yep...just take the character "Ponch" from the TV show "Chips" and add the word "Key" to his name and you get the right way to say paczki! Nie Ma Za Co (That means Thank You in Polish by the way)


12 WNY Words That Out-Of-Towners Struggle To Pronounce


More From 106.5 WYRK