dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #264
abhillel at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 26 08:49:58 EST 2001
>Houston is pronounced "HEW-ston" in Texas because that's how they say it.
>Houston is pronounced "House-Ton" in New York because it's a different
>person's name (NOT Sam Houston), and he said it like a house.
>Devra in Brooklyn
It's an explanation - but the end result is still ridiculous... :-)
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