How do locals pronounce Melbourne?
To instantly feel like a Melbourne resident, rather than a visitor, pronounce the city like the locals do: “Mel-bin”.
Is it pronounced melbin or Melbourne?
Why do Americans pronounce Melbourne?
How do Australians pronounce cities?
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.