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A Musical Guide to Tricky British Proper Names

A shibboleth is a word, custom, or habit that signals in-the-know status in a particular group, and British proper names are a minefield of them. You may have heard that Worcester is "wooster" and Leicester is "lester," but do you know what to do with Aslackby, Woolfardisworthy, Wriothesley, and Fetherstonhaugh? This charming ditty from the Reginald Pikedevant YouTube channel will walk you through some of the odd sound-spelling pairings that distinguish the native from the newcomer.

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Map: All 50 States Reimagined as Food Puns
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Pun enthusiasts will recall that we've covered Chris Durso's Foodnited States of America before. Now the project, which was inspired by Durso's young son, is available in map form in the Foodiggity store.


If you can't figure all of these out on the map above, here's the complete list and a larger image of each state's selection.

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