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Thread #157196   Message #3709403
Posted By: MGM·Lion
17-May-15 - 01:23 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
Subject: RE: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
And the English university city near which I live, and its Mass namesake, of course cannot be pronounced as they are by any possible rule of spelling --

'came-bridge', forsooth; with the long 'a' preceding, not one, not two, but THREE whole consonants...

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...(unless Child #2 is going to be about a came-brick shirt instead)