I’m not going to say we have this conversation at work often because we eat a lot of candy, but is it pronounced “car-mel” or “caramel”? The debate is on, and it turns out, it depends on where you live!
This is a great website that strives to show how word pronunciation differs, even just across the US. This is just the carmel/caramel example. Have fun looking through the maps.
To all of our neighbours to the south, Happy Independence Day! The fourth of July is a time to celebrate, so while everyone is relaxing and enjoying a long weekend, I thought you might like a little trivia about the United States.
Did you know………?
#1) Colorado boasts the largest nugget of silver ever found. It was discovered in 1894 near Aspen and weighed 1840 pounds!
#2) Michigan is the “Cereal Bowl” of America, producing the most cereal in the US in a place called Battle Creek.
#3) If you like to roller skate, Lincoln, Nebraska has the world’s only roller skating museum.
#4) The world’s first parking meter was installed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1935.
#5) The typewriter was invented in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1867.
All of these fun facts and more can be found here:
Have a wonderful holiday!