Worcester", Mass.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Nov 15 04:27:45 UTC 2011

On Nov 14, 2011, at 7:17 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> Is "Worcester" of Massachusetts ever pronounced "wore-ster"?  E.g., by locals.
> Joel
My daughter (Clark U., '07) isn't around to ask, but I've never heard it pronounced any way other than [wUst at r] or [wUst@] by rhotic and non-rhotic locals respectively.


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