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Nottingham quiz 5/5

Nottingham is located in the county  of Nottinghamshire, England. There’s a very local controversy about how to pronounce the shire of Nottinghamshire and no one in Britain seems to agree on the pronunciation of their counties.

Would it rhyme with sure ? Would it rhyme with sheer ?

There’ s a beacon of light in terms of pronunciation and that’s the Queen herself ! Here’s how the Queen would prononce words in ire like tyre, wire and shire





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