[Sca-cooks] The origins of Worchestershire

Christina Nevin cnevin at caci.co.uk
Mon Feb 25 05:03:54 PST 2008

Yes it is, it's a reasonably common abbreviation. And that's a better
way of spelling exactly how it sounds than what I wrote. :-)


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Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] The origins of Worchestershire

On Feb 25, 2008, at 7:19 AM, Christina Nevin wrote:

> From the horse's mouth (or rather, from my workmate who is from 'up 
> North'), the Englishman's pronunciation is "Woos-tah-shuh" Sauce.
> That's
> how I pronounce it too - but with a Kiwi accent. ;-)

In general, yes, you don't much get the rolling "r" of Scotland or the
European continent in British speech.

I've also heard that condiment referred to simply as Worcester ("Wooh-
stah", with the "oo" as in "book") Sauce.

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