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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

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Btw I always wanted to ask
Is it really pronounced "wuster"?

It depends how you pronounce "wuster" like if you pronounce it like "muster".



Whoos-ster as in if you don't like it you're a whoos.


Stuff like this I deliberately mis-pronounce e.g. war-sesster-shy-re as I find it amusing when work colleagues then think that's correct.


I've never heard an American say it with "chester" instead of "sester"


Also many brits might infact e.g. say Manche-ster quickly i.e. two syllables not three.
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Also many brits might infact e.g. say Manche-ster quickly i.e. two syllables not three.
Oh really? Never ever heard that before...even from friends in Man..chest...er...or Man..ches..ter!
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Old 17.08.2020, 23:04
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I've never heard an American say it with "chester" instead of "sester"
Where I'm from, in the US, it's one of those words that we often intentionally mispronounce because we know we can't pronounce it correctly even if we tried. So we'll call it something like "wershestershershire shawsh" and intentionally throw in a bit of a lisp.
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Here are a few more.
https://metro.co.uk/2016/08/04/19-br...-life-6046790/

Chumlee is my favourite.
I'm from that area.

Some bloke asked me for directions to when I was a kid. Sent him the wrong way coz I'd never heard of "Chol mond de leigh"...I only knew Chum-lee
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Old 18.08.2020, 09:46
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

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Incredibly detailed pronunciation guide, but wrong, IMO, on two counts. Firstly, she's completely failed to recognise that the name of the sauce is generally pronounced without the 'shire' part at all, which is a common mistake.

More subtly, I feel that she's getting the first syllable wrong. She's not rounding the mouth at all, so the U is too open, it needs to move more towards the 'oo' sound. She's saying it almost like thirst, it needs to be more like thrust.
Haha it's close enough for our American friends, I give her A+ for effort.

In other news..

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/l...-a4484126.html
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Incredibly detailed pronunciation guide, but wrong, IMO, on two counts. Firstly, she's completely failed to recognise that the name of the sauce is generally pronounced without the 'shire' part at all, which is a common mistake.

My father always regaled us with how countless German spies were unmasked (and naturally executed later) after failing this crucial test during WWII by the cunning Brits!
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

Wow. So it is true... I searched for wersheshershire shawsh at the big Coop near here today, and it was just an empty shelf with a sign that said something to the effect of it being sold out and they can't re-stock it. Then I searched for it at the Migros here, and the shelf was empty there, too.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

I saw on the BBC, I think, that L&P were having some production problems. There is a shortage in the UK too.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

A Swiss gent came to my cheese shop yesterday and asked for it. He said he'd been to all of his usual shops for it an no-one has any. I'm out of stock too, no idea why there's non available. There were logistic problems with food back in April and May, all over Europe, but especially food stuffs from the UK. But now that doesn't seem to be the problem anymore.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

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Supplies of one of Britain’s favourite sauces have dried up during the lockdown because of a bottling crisis.

Supermarkets say they have struggled to restock their shelves with Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce — a staple for cheese on toast and barbecues as well as a key ingredient in Bloody Marys — for weeks.
Here

Where has the Weetabix gone too?

(Apparently demand has exceeded supply, globally).
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

Picked up a 4l bottle of Heinz Worcester Sauce (that is how Heinz spells it!) at the Aligro in Fribourg in July. Not sure if they still have it in stock.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

Bad news... Pronunciation did not improved much

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Wow. So it is true... I searched for wersheshershire shawsh at the big Coop near here today, and it was just an empty shelf with a sign that said something to the effect of it being sold out and they can't re-stock it. Then I searched for it at the Migros here, and the shelf was empty there, too.
hehe, I told you... Once you find it grab a few in advance I used coop website to check what's left in stock, and between Geneva and Lausanne it was only one coop in Nyon which had it, so yeah, not bad

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Picked up a 4l bottle of Heinz Worcester Sauce (that is how Heinz spells it!) at the Aligro in Fribourg in July. Not sure if they still have it in stock.
Wow, never have seen 4l bottle of Heinz Worcester sauce. It's probably for restaurants or something?
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Wow, never have seen 4l bottle of Heinz Worcester sauce. It's probably for restaurants or something?
How about these little bottles of Tabasco?
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And Bicester is bister, and towcester is toaster. But Alnwick is "annick" and "Bathwick Hill" is "Bath-wick Hill".
Surprised nobody's mentioned the classic 'Belvoir' pronounced "Beaver".
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Where has the Weetabix gone too?

(Apparently demand has exceeded supply, globally).
Huh?
I've got 4 boxes on order for delivery this week from Migros. I have it every morning, so there better not become a shortage.

Because of the shortages earlier in the year, we've got about 30 chilli plants on the go, just jalapenos and cayenne, but I've got seeds from green finger chillies ready for planting in January.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

Californian here: wurchestersure for me.

Re: the shortage, as Tom linked above: too many people cooking at home and not enough glass bottles to meet demand.
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

This shop has Worcestersauce for 10.81. Seems a bit pricey to me.
https://www.thungourmet.ch/pages/sea...orcester+sauce
It doesn't say it's not in stock.
They also have other interesting things.
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Wow. So it is true... I searched for wersheshershire shawsh at the big Coop near here today, and it was just an empty shelf with a sign that said something to the effect of it being sold out and they can't re-stock it. Then I searched for it at the Migros here, and the shelf was empty there, too.
I don’t know if it’s the same everywhere but our local Manor has Lea and Perrin Worcestershire sauce in stock as of this morning. My husband just came back with two bottles of it. They were totally out of it on Wednesday when I was there.
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Surprised nobody's mentioned the classic 'Belvoir' pronounced "Beaver".
And of course Beaulieu in Hampshire, which is "Bewley".
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Re: where worcestershire souce gone?

A month or two ago, when the Worcestershire sauce seemed nowhere to be found, I ordered a huge bottle of it online. Then today, I was in Migros and noticed one (just one) bottle of Lea & Perkins brand on the shelf. Having no idea if it was still hard to find, I bought it. If anyone wants it, please send me a PM (no idea if it's normally still hard to find). I don't really need it since I had already ordered that huge bottle of it, which will take me ages to get through.
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And Bicester is bister, and towcester is toaster. But Alnwick is "annick" and "Bathwick Hill" is "Bath-wick Hill".

Definitly there is, and I'm from Yorkshire.
Interestingly, is you follow the river Aln to the sea, you’ll end up at Alnmouth... pronounced Aln-muth. So the L has reappeared. (John Paul Jones, the American pirate, fired on the port there).
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