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Re: Pro's & Kin's

At 9:34 AM -0400 10/14/03, Sid Schweiger wrote:
>If we're going to go strictly on how the locals pronounce it, then 
>nearly everyone mispronounces the name of the state whose capital is 
>Baton Rouge (Ba-taw Rooj).  It's Lou-see-an-a, not Lou-ee-see-an-a. 
>Its largest city is Noo-Aw-lins, not New Or-leans.

Yea, but the only ones who still say Miss-our-ah are the politicians.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH