Hugh Robjohns wrote:I have received letters addressed to 'Wooster'
I got a letter addressed to 'Mystery Deegan' once!
Hugh Robjohns wrote:And an American friend used to refer to wor-ses-ter-shire a lot... it took years to get him to say wooster-shure... :lol:
Had a fine evening drinking with some US friends years back, and had a similar experience only it was trying to get one of them to pronounce 'Birmingham' properly. For some reason they couldn't get the 'um' right at the end, resolutely falling back to 'ham' :-)