A few weeks ago, I asked Central New Yorkers how they pronounce creek. I'm back with another question--how do you pronounce roof? Is it roof with the long /oo/ sound, or is it pronounced like ruff? According to the Oxford Dictionary, both pronunciations--roof and ruff--are accepted (click the link to hear the pronunciation).

So, again, I want to do some research. I want to see which pronunciation is most common among Central New Yorkers. I'll post the results next week. Make sure to share this story on your favorite social media website--we want to get as many people to vote as possible.

Roof (like "proof") or Ruff (like "look")?

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