Difference between revisions of "Westward - westwood"

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Latest revision as of 14:15, 5 November 2019

People living near Beverley, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, can pronounce Westwood (the name of the great expanse of common land outside the town, containing grazing cattle and a racecourse for horses) as a homophone of westward, the direction. This can confuse strangers.