[LMB] Mispronunciation

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Tue Sep 2 13:30:15 BST 2008


There's a town in the East Mountains called Madrid, pronounced MAAH-drid.


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> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 00:41:43 -0400
> From: lfundis at weir.net
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [LMB] Mispronunciation
> 
> Stewart Dean wrote:
> > Closer to my home, there's Kayro, NY,  like the syrup, named after that 
> > big city in Eqypt....and in Kentucky where I grew up, there was 
> > Ver-sales........
> In Western Pennsylvania, where I grew up, we have not only Versails but 
> North Versails, South Versails, and Doo Boys. Just to name a few.
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