Re: [Funny names and pronounciationss


Richard Townsend
 

And in Maine they have Calais, pronounced CAL-is.

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Thompson <tony@...>
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Sent: Mon, Apr 19, 2021 12:56 pm
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] [Funny names and pronounciationss

Andy Miller wrote:

Kentucky has a town of Versailles which they pronounce Versales. I think they do it just to make the French cringe 😉

Western Pennsylvania has the same town and the same pronunciation. But I doubt it's aimed at the French. In Pittsburgh is the neighborhood of Duquesne, and it's rightly pronounced "doo-KAYNE." Or sort of rightly.

Tony Thompson



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