Worcestershire Update

16 Jan

Okay, I looked up the authoritative pronunciation:

It sounds like


according to this link:

Worcestershire sauce pronunciation

So I was close.

But the problem is that some people say things like “wor-CESTER-shire” and so on, which is where I was trying to make the clarification- it’s a quick, three-syllable pronunciation.



Posted by on January 16, 2011 in food



4 responses to “Worcestershire Update

  1. gigi

    January 16, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    So, I was correct with the woo stir shire without the r…

    • enamouredslave

      January 16, 2011 at 5:37 pm

      Yes, and apparently from some more I’ve read, you can pronounce the “shire” as “sheer” or “shy-er.” Language is confusing.

      I had other people try to pronounce it like “war CHESTER shy-er” and such.

  2. The Onyx Plate

    January 16, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    You’re so educational. Thanks! 🙂

    • enamouredslave

      January 17, 2011 at 1:53 pm

      I try to make sure everything’s up-to-standard on the blog.


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