Pronunciation, as we know, varies widely, not only between the United Kingdom and the United States, but within the United Kingdom itself. From this article, you may correctly deduce that my roots lie in the north of England, rather than the south of England where I now live. Most of the unfamiliar words can be found in the Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition.
"Reverse Homophonic Charades,"
Word Ways: Vol. 32
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol32/iss2/10