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RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Mar 22 16:06:45 UTC 2001

In a message dated 2/23/01 12:51:43 AM, rtroike at U.ARIZONA.EDU writes:

<< Near our house is a development called "Rancho Arboleda", which
doesn't compute very well. "Arboleda" is a grove of trees. "Grove
Ranch" sounds odd, but to boot there isn't a tree on the spread (there
were none to start with, and what brush and cactus there was, was
bulldozed to create an upscale future ghetto). So fiction is not far from
fact. >>

Rancho Soto would also mean 'Grove ranch'; however, "Soto' is a family name.
Could "Arboleda" be a family name as well?

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