[thechat] Odd Ball Sports

Luther, Ron Ron.Luther at hp.com
Fri Dec 1 09:04:21 CST 2006

Joel D Canfield noted:

>>But three can play that. 

Or more!

A trio from South of the Red River:

The city of Humble, Texas .... [the "H" is silent]

The street of Kuykendahl .... [locals add an "R" to the pronunciation,
as 'Kirk-n-Doll']

The oldest dance hall in Texas; Gruene Hall .... [this one actually
still manages to annoy me as it is {IMVHO wrongly} pronounced as 'Green


(Who once knew a philologist who nearly injured some locals in Kentucky
for mispronouncing the name of their very own town!  Yup!  Pity the
fools living in 'Ver-SAY-Lees' Kentucky!)

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