How do you pronounce Worcestershire sauce?
DA-da-da. Worcestershire. Don’t pronounce that first R, and also make sure you put the schwa in the last syllable. Some people will want to say ‘shire’, but just like the state ‘New Hampshire’, -shire, -shire, it’s a schwa in that last syllable.
Is the shire in Worcestershire silent?
The ” shire” is silent.
What word takes 3 hours to say?
You will be surprised to know that the longest word in English has 1, 89,819 letters and it will take you three and a half hours to pronounce it correctly. This is a chemical name of titin, the largest known protein.
What is the hardest word to say?
The Most Difficult English Word To Pronounce
What is the shortest word?
Eunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels. Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)
What word takes 2 hours to say?
It’s the chemical name of Titin (or connectin), a giant protein “that functions as a molecular spring which is responsible for the passive elasticity of muscle.” If it’s your thing, you can listen to a guy pronounce the whole damn word. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious this is not.
What are the 5 longest words?
10 Longest Words in the English Language
- Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)
- Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (34 letters)
- Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters)
- Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters)
- Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters)
- Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 letters)
What are the 20 difficult words?
20 Most Difficult Words to Pronounce in the English Language