If You Can Pronounce These 9 Words, You’ve Lived In Virginia For Far Too Long
Visitors to the Old Dominion will have trouble pronouncing some — if not most — of our unique landmarks, towns, and even lingo. We pride ourselves in developing our own pronunciations, and feuds have been started between those who disagree on the true way of saying certain words. If you can confidently pronounce the following 9 words, you’ve officially lived in Virginia for far too long (and who says that’s a bad thing!).
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.