I wondered aTwitter whether the pronunciation of the name of this town could be extrapolated on the model of Leicester /lester/...
Semi-serious question: If 'Leicester' is pronounced 'Lester,' is 'Towcester' thus pronounced 'Toaster'? (Was @academia-googled from there.)
— S.J. Pearce (@homophonous) October 28, 2013
...and then had a disbelieving conversation with an alternative Shakespeare troupe.
I don't think this is how academia.edu meant to connect people.