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Old 08-11-2009, 11:18 PM   #29
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Another one that has to do with British names: our TT is in South Frontenac, Ontario, and one of the areas we go through to get to it is called "Loughborough".

Now, my sister-in-law, who is from Jolly Olde England, tells me that "over 'ome", that name is pronounced "Low-burrow". However, the residents of Loughborough all call it "Luff burrow".

There are mighty few that would get the humour though, I figgah.
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:55 AM   #30
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Near Rochester, NY is a town named Bergen.
The locals pronounce it BUR'-jin.
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