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You'll pronounce this biscuit differently if you're from Dublin

Nice or neece?

HERE IS A well-known biscuit. How do you pronounce its name?

Source: Dónal Mulligan

Well, Dónal Mulligan has been asking Irish people this very question.

He found that Dubliners are far more likely to pronounce it rhyming with ‘fleece’, while people from the country probably rhyme it with ‘mice’.

Mulligan also discovered, bafflingly, that people who don’t drink tea (who are these people?) are more likely to go the country way.

Here are the full results in a handy infographic:

Source: Dónal Mulligan

Can’t read the infographic? Click here for a larger image.

The survey is still running and the infographic will be updated with any developments. Click here to take part!

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