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Entry from October 08, 2021
“In England, ‘booster shot’ is spelled ‘borchestershire shot‘“

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic resulted in vaccines, and these vaccines had booster shots.

“In Massachusetts, booster shot is spelled borcester shot” was posted on Twitter by Adam Blickstein in August 17, 2021, and this tweet received over 41,000 likes. “Borcester shots: In Massachusetts, booster shot is spelled borcester shot — Adam Blickstein (@AdamBlickstein) August 17, 2021 For those who are innocent of Massachusetts and UK toponyms, that’s a joke about Worcester, pronounced /ˈwʊstə/” was posted on Twitter by Language Log on August 19, 2021. The joke is based on the name of Worcester, Massachusetts.

“In England, booster shot is spelled both borcester shot and borcestershire shot. Very confusing” was posted on Twitter by michael on August 19, 2021. “RX In England, ‘booster shot’ is spelled ‘borchestershire shot’” was posted on Twitter by The Gormogons on August 25, 2021. “In England, ‘booster shot’ is spelled ‘borchestershire shot’” (shown on an image) was posted on Facebook by Michele E. Gwynn on August 26, 2021. The joke is on the name “Worcestershire”—an English sauce that many can’t pronounce.

“In England, ‘booster shot’ is spelled ‘borchestershire shot’” was posted on Twitter by ᴘɪᴘᴘɪ_ʟᴏɴɢ_sᴛᴏᴄᴋɪɴɢ on October 3, 2021. The tweet went viral and received about 170,000 likes.


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Adam Blickstein
@AdamBlickstein
In Massachusetts, booster shot is spelled borcester shot
10:00 AM · Aug 17, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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michael
@dietsch
In England, booster shot is spelled both borcester shot and borcestershire shot. Very confusing.
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Adam Blickstein
@AdamBlickstein
· Aug 17
In Massachusetts, booster shot is spelled borcester shot
8:18 AM · Aug 19, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Language Log
@LanguageLog
Borcester shots: In Massachusetts, booster shot is spelled borcester shot — Adam Blickstein (@AdamBlickstein) August 17, 2021 For those who are innocent of Massachusetts and UK toponyms, that’s a joke about Worcester, pronounced /ˈwʊstə/. In fact the… http://dlvr.it/S5yJ3k
1:36 PM · Aug 19, 2021·dlvr.it

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The Gormogons
@Gormogons
RX In England, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot.”
4:14 PM · Aug 25, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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Michele E. Gwynn
August 26, 2021 at 12:31 AM ·
Teehee
(the following text is shown on an image.—ed.)
In England, “booster
shot” is spelled
“borchestershire shot”

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Mouna
@MonaMounaV
In England, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot”
5:48 PM · Aug 26, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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Kim Leclerc
@kimleclerc
In UK, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot” #Moderna #Pfizer #vaccines
10:42 PM · Aug 26, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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RustyBertrand
@RustyBertrand
In England, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot”
9:10 AM · Aug 27, 2021 from Iceland·Twitter for Android

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Everard Vanderplast
@oconick1
Replying to @amandadeibert
No, “Borchestershire Shot” would be pronounced “Buster’t”.
“Booster shot” is spelt “Bedoulstershire Haulth”.
6:12 PM · Aug 27, 2021·Twitter Web App

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Avrumy Jordan
@AvrumyJ
In England, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot” #LifeThoughts #COVID19 #BoosterShots
5:33 PM · Sep 23, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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ᴘɪᴘᴘɪ_ʟᴏɴɢ_sᴛᴏᴄᴋɪɴɢ
@SarahSurgey1
In England “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot”
5:17 AM · Oct 3, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—NotFunnyButHilarious
Posted by u/invertedparadX October 3, 2021
In England “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot”

Reddit—Oneliners
Posted by u/wtfover October 8, 2021
In England, “booster shot” is spelled “borchestershire shot”.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Friday, October 08, 2021 • Permalink