How is our pronounced?
According to the dictionary, our should be pronounced like “oww-er”. But don’t be surprised to hear it pronounced like “arrr”. In American English, it is usually acceptable to say it either way. The possessive pronoun form of our is ours.
How do you spell the Adirondack Mountains?
The Adirondack Mountains (/ædɪˈrɒndæk/) form a massif in northeastern Upstate New York, which is part of the United States. Its boundaries correspond roughly to the boundaries of Adirondack Park.
What does Adirondack mean?
What does “Adirondack” mean? The word ‘Adirondack‘ originated as a derogatory term given to the Algonquin tribe by neighboring Mohawk, meaning “barkeaters.”
Why is it called an Adirondack chair?
The Adirondack chair is an outdoor lounge chair with wide armrests, a tall slatted back, and a seat that is higher in the front than the back. Its name references the Adirondack Mountains. Adirondack chairs are now often made by injection moulding and can take any form.
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