TIL that Charles Dickens first published A Tale of Two Cities in two English local newspapers:
. . . . . It was the Bicester Times. It was the Worcester Times.
My grandpa's favorite joke
Two guys are driving from Kansas to Maine and they drive by a sign for Worcester, MA. They both look at eachother and say, 'how the hell do you pronounce that?" The driver says "War-chester", the passanger says, "Nah, its gotta be "wir-ster". They argue a bit and decide that the only way to know for...