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Mnemonic Devices > Spelling and Grammar > Proper pronunciation of Newfoundland
Proper pronunciation of Newfoundland
Newfoundland is not enunciated as if it were three distinct words, as in “New Found Land.” Nor is it pronounced as if it were somehow a Scandinavian colony, as in “New Finland.” Instead, it is “Newfin-land.”
The key is to say it very fast. A simple mnemonic device:
The words rhyme and the cadence is similar.