[LMB] OT: Pronunciations (was Re: late-seriescopy-editing/copyediting/copy editing)
paal at filker.org
Sat Sep 19 01:31:10 BST 2015
The pronunciation of Worcester, MA, can vary with a single speaker... it
can be "Whist'r or Whistuh or anywhere in between, depending on if or how
much one is pronouning the final r. The first one, gets dropped completely.
From: Howard Brazee
Sent: Friday, September 18, 2015 04:49 PM
To: Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.
Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Pronunciations (was Re:
> On Sep 18, 2015, at 2:42 PM, Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
> Yeah. for example, here in New England, Peabody is Peeb'dy, but most
> other parts of the country it's peeBODY. I don't actually know the origin
> of the name. but both camps are certain their pronunciation is correct.
And the city of Worcester in Massachusetts vs. the city of Worcester in
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