If You Can Pronounce These 7 Words, You’ve Lived In Florida For Far Too Long
There are some very common words you’ve likely come across if you live or have lived in Florida. For some transplants, these words tend to go in one ear and out the other. Or, visitors just go on mispronouncing them without any sort of correction. But, if you’re pronouncing certain words correctly, then you’ve likely lived in Florida for way too long. Does Okeechobee just roll off the tongue? Do you know exactly what to emphasize when you pronounce Dunedin? If you’re answering yes, then you’ll likely get a kick out of these words below.
So, how many of these Florida words did you pronounce correctly? Do you have more that you’d like your fellow Floridians to try? Make sure to add them to the comments section! We’d love to do part two with your suggestions.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.