the city so nice they named it twice

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Jul 20 17:36:02 UTC 2002

I must have been absent from school that day :) Thanks for filling
me in.

The first time I heard of Walla Walla was from a Buggs Bunny cartoon
as a child, but I never knew it had been named twice.

Benjamin Barrett
Tukwila, WA
Gambling, gamboling and more at the Riverside Inn in Tukwila!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society
> [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf Of Fritz Juengling

> In a message dated 7/19/02 6:43:52 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> RonButters at AOL.COM writes:

> > I thought the city so nice they named it twice was Walla Walla.

> Every Pacific Northwesterner knows it's Walla
> Walla--that's exactly what I
> thought when I saw the subject line.
> Fritz

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