Meghan Markle appears to be ditching her American pronunciation - specifically when it comes to baked treats like scones.
The 36-year-old joined her fiance Prince Harry in Scotland on Tuesday as they mingled with hundreds of well-wishers outside Edinburgh Castle.
Among those in the crowd was Scottish baker Carolyn Chisholm who gave the bride-to-be some heart-shaped potato scones ahead of Valentine's Day.
'I just thought for Valentine's the scones were a wee gift of Scottishness,' Chisholm said.
Meghan Markle joined her fiance Prince Harry in Scotland on Tuesday and was overheard pronouncing the word scone like a British person after she was gifted the baked treats
But when Markle handed over the baked treats to her aide, she was overheard ditching the American pronunciation in favor of the British way.
Americans pronounce the word scone with a long 'o' so it rhymes with bone.
Markle opted to say it on Tuesday with a short 'o' to rhyme with gone, which is quite common among Britons.
The word is pronounced both ways depending on what part of the United Kingdom people are from.
Chisholm's 70-year-old mother Lynda Clark was the one to pick up Meghan's pronunciation.
'She gave them to her aide, saying they were scones,' Clark said, pronouncing the word to rhyme with 'gone'.
'The correct pronunciation is 'scone' - to rhyme with bone,' she added.
Scottish baker Carolyn Chisholm gave Markle some heart-shaped potato scones and a favour of artificial flowers from her wedding 17 years ago
When Markle handed over the baked treats to her aide, she was overheard ditching the American pronunciation of the word scone in favor of the British way
Harry and Meghan meet Pony Major Mark Wilkinson and regimental mascot Cruachan IV outside Edinburgh Castle on Tuesday
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Meghan and Prince Harry spent about 25 minutes greeting members of the public outside Edinburgh Castle before they paid a visit to the Social Bite centre, a Scottish charity for the homeless.
While Markle was there she met with the charity's co-founder Alice Thompson who told the bride-to-be that she had been 'deeply inspired' by her speech made at the UN Women conference in 2015.
The speech given by Meghan saw the former actress discuss female empowerment where she discussed tracing her feminism back to when she was 11 after becoming tired of women in the media represented 'in the kitchen.'
After hearing Alice's praise, Meghan was pictured giving the charity worker a warm embrace.
The fashionable Markle wore a tartan coat by Burberry to honor the plaid for which Scotland is known.
It was the couple's fourth official engagement together as Harry introduces Markle to various parts of Britain.
Meghan stretches out her hand to meet that of a young boy as she meets people outside Edinburgh Castle
Harry and Meghan smile during their visit to the Social Bite social enterprise cafe in Edinburgh
Meghan Markle stepped away from royal custom when she embraced charity worker Alice Thompson during her visit to Edinburgh on Tuesday