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This is not the most mispronounced word in the English language as someone defined it. According to Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, the word "often" can be pronounced with the "t" (like off-ten) or without the "t" (oh-ffen).

Many speakers use both the form without t and the form with it. Preference polls. Br. no t 73%, with t 27%. American English, no t 78%, with 22 %. (Longman Pronunciation Dictionary).
A: How often do you check pronunciation dictionaries?
B: Not very often.
A: You should do it oftener.
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This is one of the most mispronounced words in the English Language. It should rhyme with "coffin". It isn't "off-ten".
Person A: How off-ten do you read?
Person B: Apparently you read too much, since it is "often", not "off-ten"!
Person B: (writes "listen" on a piece of paper) How to you pronounce this word?
A: Listen. it has a silent T.
B: Then why do you pronounce it in "often"?
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Until I was 4 months away from my 7th birthday, I often couldn’t strip of my boxer brief undies!
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