einstein at FROGNET.NET
Mon Dec 4 21:38:36 UTC 2000
"Ironically, there's a city called Staunton not too far up the road from
Buena Vista, but they pronounce that name /stan t'n/ as in Elizabeth
Cady Stanton, rather than /stahn t'n/ as one would expect based on the
spelling. Maybe Appalachian Virginians have some confusion over the
phonetic value of the letter U... :)"
Staunton, founded 1732, is the birthplace of Pres. Wilson so a bio might
comment on the pronunciation of the name.
David Bergdahl einstein at frognet.net tel: (740) 592-1617
home page: http://oak.cats.ohiou.edu/~bergdahl
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