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!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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!