If You Can Pronounce These 16 Words, You’ve Lived In New York For Far Too Long

There’s a certain pride that comes with being able to say that you’re a New Yorker, and knowledge as well. After living in the Empire State, you’ll gain the power to pronounce some of the most difficult destinations that your eyes have ever scanned across. With major influences from Native Americans and their language, you’ll find that some places in our state can be quite the mouthful to pronounce. Check out our list and see how many of these names you can say for yourself!

How many of these are you able to pronounce? To discover more ways to weed through who’s a tourist and who’s really a New Yorker read about these 10 Surefire Ways To Always Spot A Tourist In New York!