pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Mon Jan 29 08:09:14 EST 2001
On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Laurel Lamme wrote:
> I'd really like to know the correct pronunciation for Worcestershire
> sauce, to use in an old popular song called "You're the Cream in my
> Coffee." I love strange metaphors, and the song is just full of
> them. If I recall correctly, the relevant lyrics went:
> 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?
Automatic caution: the way it's pronounced in the song may not be the
<digs up copy of the music>
No, looks like the real pronunciation will fit.
Three syllables: Woos ter sheer.
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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