Are you one of the many people who get confused between the spelling of carmel and candy? If so, you're not alone. The words have different pronunciations in the United States and the United Kingdom, and it can be difficult to keep them straight. To help you out, here's a guide to the correct pronunciation of Carmel, Indiana, as well as some interesting facts about this city. In honor of National Candy Day, the mayor of Carmel, Jim Brainard, will officially change the name and pronunciation of the city to Caramel with three syllables. This means that participants must choose between the pronouncements of ker-uh-muhl or kar-muhl, according to a press release from Werther's.
Vote in our poll and tune into Brittany Lewis Wednesday morning at Daybreak to learn more about this story. Carmel is nationally known for having more than 100 roundabouts within its borders, and even more are under construction or planned. Its main east-west streets generally end at 6th and include 96th Streets (the southern border), 106, 116, 126, 131, 136, and 146 Streets (which marks the northern border). Main Street (131) runs east to west through Carmel's Art & Design District; Carmel Drive generally runs east to west through the main shopping area; and City Center Drive runs east to west near the Carmel city center project. Meanwhile, the noun “Carmel” refers exclusively to Mount Carmel in present-day Israel, whose religious affiliations extend to the names of Carmel, California, and Carmel, Indiana. It's no wonder why so many people confuse the spelling of carmel and candy. To make sure you know their differences, here are some multiple-choice questions:
- What is the correct pronunciation of Carmel, Indiana?
- Which city is nationally known for having more than 100 roundabouts within its borders?
- What is the noun “Carmel” referring to?
The city is nationally known for having more than 100 roundabouts within its borders. The noun “Carmel” refers exclusively to Mount Carmel in present-day Israel. Now that you know how to pronounce Carmel correctly and some interesting facts about this city, you can confidently use it in conversation. Make sure you also know how to spell it correctly so that you don't confuse it with candy!.