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Re: city names



Suspected as much . . . the root of this thread asked for place names that
are pronounced differently than their "parent" venues.  We seem to have
lost direction.

At 10:45 PM 11/12/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Rome and Paris are pronounced in both states just as you would expect.
>
>
>At 06:11 PM 11/12/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>So, how DO Georgians pronounce "Rome?"  And how do Mr. Clinton's  statesmen
>>say "Paris?"
>>
>>At 02:41 PM 11/12/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>>At 10:13 AM 11/12/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>>>Madrid, NM also pronounced mad-rid...an old mining ghost town making a
>>>>comeback as an art community and tourist trap.
>>>>
>>>>Darryl
>>>
>>>Rome, Georgia;  Paris, Arkansas;  Cairo, Illinois (pronounced Karo, like
>>>the syrup !)
>>>David Adams - Maryland
>>>
>
>David Adams - Maryland
>


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