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Old 10-22-2010, 11:53 AM  
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Nice piece of carpentry.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:17 PM  
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greenwich=grenitch just like worcester=woostah up in mass.
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:37 AM  
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Ha! Sounds like me when I moved to Mass many years ago. I used to ask where "Worcester" was...... after a lot of laughs, I finally found out where "Wooh-Stah" was.....
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Old 11-19-2010, 02:22 PM  
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<--Grew up in Winsted, has since moved south... :-(

We're not immune to that in Litchfield County, either:

Norfolk = "Norfork"

Don't ask why. I have no idea.
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Old 11-28-2010, 01:42 PM  
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i had a crew who thought he was up on the pronounciation of towns, then he started talking about "new CAN n nan" we were all kinds of confused until we realized he was talking about "new KAYnn"
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Old 11-30-2010, 12:30 PM  
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thats what i call it
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:20 PM  
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CT isn't too bad. Try The Peoples' Democratic Republic of Tax-achussetts, some towns are wicked tough to decipher:

Worcester: WOO-stah
Leominister: LEM-inster
Quincy: kw-IN-zee
Barnstable: BAHN-stabble
Sandwich: SAM-ich
Gloucester: GLOSS-tah
Peabody: PEA-buhdee
Billerica: bill-RICK-ah or BRICK-ah, I kid you not...

And the list goes on...
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Old 01-22-2011, 01:50 PM  
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CT isn't too bad. Try The Peoples' Democratic Republic of Tax-achussetts, some towns are wicked tough to decipher:

Worcester: WOO-stah
Leominister: LEM-inster
Quincy: kw-IN-zee
Barnstable: BAHN-stabble
Sandwich: SAM-ich
Gloucester: GLOSS-tah
Peabody: PEA-buhdee
Billerica: bill-RICK-ah or BRICK-ah, I kid you not...

And the list goes on...
Haverhill: HAY-vrill
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:33 AM  
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Also don't pronounce Berlin like the German capital. Its BER.lin.
Coventry is CAH.ven.tree (not CUH.ven.tree... although i've heard that more and more)
Hebron is HEE.bren
Lebanon is LEB.i.nin

But yes, MA is worse. Ie WOOstah (or WOOster to us Connecticans)
Then there's PEAb'dy, but at the same time you can recognize a tourist in Eastham if they pronounce it EAST'm (its EastHAM)
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