Welcome to Boston, Home of the Gahden
Students learn to speak Bay State
You may have already tried to pahk your cah on Comm Ave, but have you been to Woostah yet? What about Bill-rick-a, or Hay-vrull? When students come to Boston University, they get a little extra education when it comes to pronouncing some of the state’s archaic city and town names, many dating back to the 1600s.
BU Today called the cops for help — specifically, lifelong Bostonian and BUPD Captain Robert Molloy — to set the record straight. Think you’re a pro? Try tackling Leominster.
Alan Wong can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Comments