Is it pronounced Glasgow or Glasgow?
Of course Glaswegians, and the majority of Scots we would like to think, pronounce it as ‘Glaz-go’, just as ABBA did in the famous line off their Super Trouper (to rhyme with ‘last show’).
How do Scottish pronounce Glasgow?
How do Glaswegians pronounce Glasgow?
Studies in working-class areas of Glasgow, such as Maryhill, have found that local people have begun dropping the “r” from the end of many words. So, rather than saying the word car, they adopt the English pronunciation “cah”.
How is Edinburgh pronounced?
The key to pronouncing Edinburgh like a Scot is to remember that we talk fast and don’t dwell on the vowels. So the way we say it sounds more like “Edin-bra” with the second part said faster and softer than the first. Another place name that always seems to trip up the visitor is “Pitlochry”.