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Old 11-27-2010, 09:15 AM
 
Location: Maryland not Murlin
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This may seem like an odd question, but how do locals pronounce Worcester?
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Old 11-27-2010, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Cumberland
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I believe it is "Wooster" rhyming with rooster.
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Old 11-28-2010, 07:00 PM
 
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I thought it was "Wooster" but the "oo" makes the sound that it makes in "look" "cook" or "took", not like "rooster" or "scoop" etc.
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:50 AM
 
Location: In Denial
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wister
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Old 11-29-2010, 03:58 AM
 
Location: San Angelo, TX
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"Wister Canny" it is - a purty part of Merlin wur' peoples from Balmer and Warshnin go to visit the Allanic shoore int sweem in the ohshin wooter.
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Old 11-29-2010, 07:27 AM
 
Location: NYC
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Wuhrster.

Definitely not WORCHESTER.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:37 AM
 
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"wister canny" it is - a purty part of merlin wur' peoples from balmer and warshnin go to visit the allanic shoore int sweem in the ohshin wooter.
dead on!!!!!!
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:38 AM
 
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and I friggin hate it when people pronounce it "Wor-chester".
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:55 AM
 
Location: San Angelo, TX
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I luv dat "Wor-chester" stuff, I put all it over my club steak samich.
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Old 12-22-2010, 10:55 AM
 
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"Wister Canny" it is - a purty part of Merlin wur' peoples from Balmer and Warshnin go to visit the Allanic shoore int sweem in the ohshin wooter.

OMG I fell off my office chair! You nailed it.
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