[78-L] Baroosh

Don Cox doncox at enterprise.net
Sat Feb 23 06:17:55 PST 2013

On 23/02/2013, Mark Bardenwerper wrote:

> On 2/22/2013 7:01 PM, Don Chichester wrote:
>> My own surname is an issue. In England it's CHICHester, but we
>> pronounce it CHAIchester, though many Americans use the British
>> pronounciation. We figure, since we won the Revolution, we can
>> pronounce it any way we want too! 8>) Don
> Hmf. I thought it was "Chister" as in "Worchester" ("Worster").
Nope. And the spelling is Worcester (no H). 

Dorchester is also said in full, like Chichester.

I guess it depends on the locutionary laziness of the local layabouts.

Don Cox
doncox at enterprise.net

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