Re Place Names
hallieod at indigo.ie
Mon Feb 12 15:38:27 EST 2001
>I was well amused by your comments on Nodding-ham-shire,
>Jennifer. it reminds me that my Dad, Graham, was called
>Grey-ham for years by an Indian friend of his (thats subcontinent,
Oh no! Our next-door neighbour is called Graham, as is the
organist/choir director at our church. My mother (who's American)
insists on calling them Gramme (as in the weight, but in her mind, as
in the Cracker). After Bec and I had told her repeatedly that it's
not pronounced Gram, but more like Grey-am, she made a point of
saying Grey-HAM just to annoy us!
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