Place names

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Thu Feb 8 09:06:56 EST 2001


On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Gail TB wrote:

> From: Paul Andinach <pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au>

> >On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Laurel Lamme wrote:
> >
> >> You give life savor,
> >> Bring out each flavor,
> >> So one thing's clear, dear,
> >> You're my Worcestershire, dear!
> >>
> >> So does Worcestershire really come out rhyming with clear?  And
> >> how many syllables does it have?
> >
> >Three syllables: Woos ter sheer.
> 
> Not "sheer"! Surely no one says that?

Well, obviously *someone* does, because that's the way it's pronounced
in the song...

Paul
-- 
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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