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A Guide to Pronouncing Ohio Place Names

We give Massachusetts a run for its money.

Bev Potter
3 min readMay 11, 2024

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In case you ever wondered where I live, this is pretty much it. (Photo by Steve Adams on Unsplash)

Massachusetts is famous for towns that are named something like Worchestershirefordisington, but it’s pronounced “Brad”.

Ohio has places like that, but the pronunciation is just close enough to the actual spelling to make fights break out.

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Bev Potter

Legal secretary by day, insomniac by night. Ally. BA, MA. Humor, pop culture, and things that make you think. My weekly-ish newsletter is bevpotter.substack.com