[Sca-cooks] The origins of Worchestershire

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Fri Feb 22 07:47:19 PST 2008

And it is pronounced differently too-- from the BBC

In the UK, Worcestershire is pronounced 'woost-ur-shire' and
Worcestershire Sauce is referred to as 'Worcester Sauce', pronounced
'woos-tah'. In many other parts of the world, however, it is referred to
as 'War-sest-uh-shire' Sauce.


Christine Seelye-King wrote:
> And Master A - I just don't know. I cannot look at the word and
> pronounce it correctly. My mouth simply refuses to do it. I have a
> similar problem with  rhinoceros I add a few too many ssarouses.
> Glad Tidings,
> Serena da Riva

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