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It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

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3 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

No, it's not wrong. I am British. There are many odd pronunciations, for example, Glamis Castle, is pronounced 'Glams.'

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Pretty sure unless you live in MA you wont know how (or be able) to pronounce it. 

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16 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

Sorry my friend, but you could not be more wrong. (unless you are trolling)    Here it is for you:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czw5sP2E7s8

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I'm going to college to be in the radio industry and I've taken courses on proper pronunciation. Trust me when I say that it is indeed pronounced "Wooster".

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11 minutes ago, _Rumple_ said:

No, it's not wrong. I am British. There are many odd pronunciations, for example, Glamis Castle, is pronounced 'Glams.'

Or Gloucester being pronounced "Gloster".

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27 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

Because that’s how the city it’s named after is pronounced. Maybe it you’d do a little research...

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ah WCVB in Boston! I miss the old days with them back when Chet Curtis and his gorgeous wife Natalie Jacobsen ruled the local TV news.

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3 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

But why? It makes no sense phonetically.

Because not everything is pronounced the way it is spelled. Take Atlanta as another example, but nowhere as extreme as Worcester. I live here and it is prounonced as Atlana, not Atlanta. No one pronounces the second “T”.

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1 minute ago, renegadestatuz said:

Because not everything is pronounced the way it is spelled. Take Atlanta as another example, but nowhere as extreme as Worcester. I live here and it is prounonced as Atlana, not Atlanta. No one pronounces the second “T”.

and to us Yankees up North, Hotlana

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Just now, nagasakee said:

and to us Yankees up North, Hotlana

Yeah we hear that one a lot. Easy way to pick out an out of towner lol.

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39 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

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1 minute ago, renegadestatuz said:

Yeah we hear that one a lot. Easy way to pick out an out of towner lol.

LOL on "out of towner". Up here on Cape Cod they are called "wash ashores" 

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5 minutes ago, Admiral_Franz_von_Hipper said:

No, just no. You have no idea what you are even talking about. The proper pronunciations for "Worcester" are Wooster, Woostah, or Woostuh.

 

100% Massachusetts certified.

Massachusetts, where they pronounce pop, soda.

But you should try to pronounce things the way that the locals do.

I used to live in Lake Orion which the locals said was called Lake Oar-EE-in.

Go figure.

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1 minute ago, nagasakee said:

LOL on "out of towner". Up here on Cape Cod they are called "wash ashores" 

Lol I grew up spending my summers on Cape Cod. My grandparents live in Brewster and my parents have always had a beach house up there.

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37 minutes ago, renegadestatuz said:

Lol I grew up spending my summers on Cape Cod. My grandparents live in Brewster and my parents have always had a beach house up there.

Nice, Brewster is wonderful.  I'm in Pocasset, near the Bourne Bridge. Several WOWS players here on Cape.  We should get together and visit the Massachusetts in Fall River.  I was planning on going August 25th when the old PT Boat captains do their yearly tour, but its sold out. It's my (possibly flawed) understanding that the PT Boat museum they have with the two PT (fast boats) are the only two left in existence.   (As you will see later in this thread, I am wrong about this.)

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24 minutes ago, bubbleboy264 said:

But why? It makes no sense phonetically.

Since when does a language have to have the sense to be phonetically.  We call the Conquer, the Barbeque.  Am I wrong?

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16 minutes ago, Quaffer said:

Massachusetts, where they pronounce pop, soda.

But you should try to pronounce things the way that the locals do.

I used to live in Lake Orion which the locals said was called Lake Oar-EE-in.

Go figure.

 South everything is coke.   Midwest has an accent,  South has an accent, you live in the area long enough you get the accent.  It's all peachy.

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1 hour ago, bubbleboy264 said:

It’s pronounced “war-cester”, with a low “c”, like in “car”, and the “ester” said like “fester”, except it starts with a c instead of an f. I don’t know where the hell you got “Wooster” from “Worcester”, but it’s just wrong. 

You are 100% incorrect.

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