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Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sat Nov 9 14:11:31 UTC 2002

I'm with you arnold; if I hadn'a heard it, I'da said /piKAbo/ or even
/pIKAbo/ (caps = stressed syllable except for /I/, the vowel of HIT).


i would never have guessed the spelling Picabo for "Peekaboo"
Street, or the pronunciation from the spelling.


Dennis R. Preston
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