[LMB] OT: Pronunciations (was Re: late-series copy-editing/copyediting/copy editing)

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 00:36:15 BST 2015


On Tue, 29 Sep 2015 13:14:54 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

>
>> On Sep 29, 2015, at 12:58 PM, Gretchen Wright <gretchen.m.wright at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Marc wrote
>> Don't forget Cirencester (which *is* pronounced more or less how it
>> sounds, though most people who live thereabouts just call it "Siren").
>> --
>
>When I started reading this, I went back and pronounced it - with a hard “C”, the way I pronounce _CryoBurn_.

It's "siren-sester", basically, or "siren" to those in the know.

But Leicester is "lester" and Gloucester is "glosster" and Worcester is
"wuster".


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