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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
Topic Geography Category: General
Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Rhymin' Limon, Colorado ... (David A. Westbrook, USA, 04/03/22 10:40 am) Let me add to this discussion, from the Spanish/Anglo borderland in Colorado. Limon is pronounced "LIEmon" (I've been corrected) and Buena Vista, pronounced BYOUna Vista" (short &q ...
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And the Capital of South Dakota Is... ... (Paul Pitlick, USA, 04/03/22 4:13 am) Regarding unusual pronunciations of "European" American place names, don't forget the capital of South Dakota, which, if you are from there, is pronounced "Pir." JE comme ...
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Rhymin' Limon, Colorado ... (David A. Westbrook, USA, 04/03/22 10:40 am) Let me add to this discussion, from the Spanish/Anglo borderland in Colorado. Limon is pronounced & ...
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Bariloche, Argentina: Bavaria in the Andes ... (Timothy Ashby, -Spain, 03/01/21 3:47 am) A few decades ago I visited Bariloche, in the foothills of the Argentine Andes, a charmingly ersatz Bavarian village that had an influx of "Austrians" after WWII. I had a friendly conv ...
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Richter, Lysenko: A Pseudo-Science Hall of Fame? ... (John Eipper, USA, 03/02/21 3:23 am) Gary Moore writes: To Timothy Ashby's interesting travelogue on ...
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Solvang, California: Denmark of the West ... (Francisco Ramirez, USA, 02/28/21 12:00 pm) John E asked about "faux" European hamlets in the US. How about Solvang in Southern California for the "Danish look"? Also for the film Sideways and the rise of Pin ...
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Bariloche, Argentina: Bavaria in the Andes ... (Timothy Ashby, -Spain, 03/01/21 3:47 am) A few decades ago I visited Bariloche, in the foothills of the Argentine Andes, a charmingly ersatz ...
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